Monday, February 19, 2018
 
Trip to Brazil

Trip Details

Travel information for 2017 trip is coming soon.
Travel cost: $3,900 US Funds

Tour Guides:
Almiro Aquilino dos Santos
(503) 227-8418
mestrealmiro@gmail.com
Portland, OR, USA

Valdizia Aquilina dos Santos
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Cost includes (subject to change):
Round trip airfare from Portland to Salvador
Transportation to and from airport and other events
Lodging
Sightseeing tours
Classes in Dance Afro and Capoeira for those interested
Visits to Candomble terreiros (temples)
Daily lessons in Portuguese
Local theatrical performances
Visits to other local historical sites
Other activities can be arranged for those interested
 

Trip to Brazil!

 

*A valid US passport and Brazilian visa are required. You are responsible for your passport and filling out the forms for the visa (which are available online at http://www.brazilsf.org/).
*You are responsible for your own travel insurance if desired

What to bring with you to beautiful Salvador:
Sleeping bag and pillow
Mosquito repellent
Suntan lotion/ sunscreen
Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, etc.)
Camera
Pen and paper
Small first aid kit (hopefully you won't need it, but just in case!)
Clothes and shoes appropriate for the weather. Remember that Brazil is a tropical country! *The weather in December can be anywhere from 65-95*F, and expect high humidity.
Spending money! Although many costs are taken care of, there are many beautiful things you may want to bring home with you. Also, costs of dining out at restaurants are not covered. Costs of traveling to locations of personal interest that are not part of the group are your responsibility.
Any other personal needs (medications, etc.)
A positive attitude and a desire to have fun!

Please refer to US customs information to learn what you can and cannot bring back with you. For more information about customs see http://www.cbp.gov/travel

If you are interested in learning about Capoeira Regional, come visit a class! Please visit our website for more information about the Bahia Brazil Art Center and other opportunities:
www.BahiaBrazilArtCenter.com
or visit us at the Bahia Brazil Art Center:
2512 SE Gladstone Street, Suite 200

Portland, OR 97202

There will be a limit to the number of people that can attend, so please contact Almiro is you are interested.

If you have any questions about anything not covered here, feel free to call or email  Almiro at (503) 227-8418 or email at mestrealmiro@gmail.com