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ILHA: PART FOUR

The Forteleza de São Sebastião (Fortress of Saint Sebastian) was built by the Portuguese from 1553-1583. It withstood attacks by the Dutch in the early 1600’s and was a major trading post for slaves and other things. The fort is in remarkably good condition considering its age and history. Protected within the walls of the […]

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Melissa - 4 May 2013 - 5:36 am

Lovely…it strangely reminds me of the Aran Islands, Ireland

ILHA: PART THREE

I ran into these girls walking down the street. They were selling bananas and sweet cakes from the top of their heads. The three of us took a snack break to enjoy a banana. After some conversation about their age, family, school, etc… they asked me to buy them a pen and notebook (for school, […]

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MJ - 3 May 2013 - 5:30 am

She’s adorable, right? You should see the first 3 pictures I took of that girl. She had a straight face. no smile. and she was holding the banana up to her mouth pretending to be eating it. Very strange. I snapped this one as she was putting the bananas down and her face went back to “normal” which was this beautiful smile.

Kristie - 3 May 2013 - 5:25 am

LOVE mischievous banana girl! And I LOVE Ilha! ;0)

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