I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Before I flew to Salvador I read about various destinations close to Salvador. One of these destinations is Morro De Sao Paulo, one of the 5 villages on an island called Tinhare.

After a day or two in Salvador with my new traveling buddies from Canada and France, we woke up early and caught a taxi to the port. After negotiating the boat fare down 20 Real’s, we paid, and waited another hour before boarding our boat.

60 km later we arrived to a beautiful and sunny tropical island!

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Of course there were tens of people waiting on the docks to hound us with hotels and their wheelbarrow taxis wanting tips.

I have been through this a few times before. I quickly walked past them all and rested by bag on the sand street to wait for the others.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

The next to hours was a disaster and reconfirmed that I made the correct choice to travel alone and meet people once I got to my destination. We hiked a good 2o minutes through the beige, sandy streets, until we reached the beach lined with restaurants and hotels. We left one Canadian behind and the three of us searched for a decent and inexpensive hostel.

They were all so indecisive and I became frustrated. Two of them had no opinion and the other was so set on these two hotels. After an hour of walking down the beach and revisiting the same hotels, we eventually chose a hotel. For $20/night per person, the four of us rented a room in a hotel (WITH HAMMOCKS!) right on the beach. The view was spectacular!

Taken from my the balcony of my hotel.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Our lack of decision making meant the sun set before we could enjoy a day of sunbathing on the beach.

I won’t lie. The island was touristy with lots of people, hotels, expensive restaurants, etc. I think I preferred it this way, rather than an isolated beach with no infrastructure ‘s like in Colombia.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I felt so privileged to live this lifestyle. Wake up at 10 for a big breakfast of fruits and cakes, a dip in the ocean, and shower afterwards. The next part of the day was sunbathing, spotting the occasional topless sunbather or listening to music and audio books. We would head for the dock to watch the sun set and then eat some fish or chicken for dinner. Afterwards we would return to our hotel after purchasing a bottle of rum at the supermarket next door. We brought the bottle on the beach and listened to the excellent live music coming from nearby restaurants or visit a club later in the night.

One big regret was not attending this party, held in the middle of the vegetation, overlooking the island.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Near the docks to watch the sun set.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Spotting sea lions or dolphins.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Ruins.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Watching a soccer game as the sun sets.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Coffee after dinner.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

A stroll around town at night, sampling various deserts and snacks.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Chilling on the balcony of our hotel.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

A sample menu. Peixe= fish and Frango= chicken

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Fresh fruit cocktails.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Partying on the beach.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

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I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Sunbathing during the day.

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

I go to Tropical Islands On Occasion

Jason Bartoli
Jason Bartoli

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