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Stage three of our journey around Brazil was my Dad’s choice, Mum chose Olinda, Dad chose a village about 45 minutes by car from Olinda next to the sea. 199 more words

Year Abroad


Olinda is a very small town in the metropolitan area of Recife. It was built by the Portuguese before Recife was, but like Ouro Preto in Minas it is on hilly ground, so had a limit to it’s expansion, unlike Recife which is on very flat ground. 335 more words