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... slowly along, although the views were unbelievable - misty haze covered mountains and still green water, we were all wondering if we were ever going to have a go at fishing at all. Luckily we had brought a load of beers on board to keep us busy which were getting drunk at a steady pace. Eventually the driver shouts quick for someone to take over his makeshift fishing rod so Kate made her way down quickly and with the bloke shouting in her ear in Portuguese to wind ...
... only after 2 hours - so it was clear for us that we are missing the ferry. By chance we
verified the time with one guy on the bus, and understood Brazil moved to the winter time that
morning, i.e. we had one hour more .
Finally we arrived to the bus terminal, and run to the ferry, so we succeeded getting there in the
- Just some info about the Grande Island: 99% of it's ...
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This place is seriously chilled, there is no rush to do anything here. We dedicated these days as the calm before the storm of proper travelling around. Saying this, it´s pretty hard to just chill when the heat is so dry and around 37 degrees. We followed what the locals seemed to do..go to the secluded beaches and sleep in the shade for a few hours then ´cool off´in the sea..but the sea was just as warm as land.
The people on ...
... After several fights at the front of the que, a screeching lady pushed all people going to Mangaratiba to another line. We had no idea why we were being moved, but dutifully moved hoping for the best. This is the hardest thing for us, as we pick up one of the 29 words and then when you try get their attention to find out what's happening they stream out more Portuguese at an even faster pace, not that I would have a clue anyway... We get into the new line with ...
... 7 stops in total. The boat was a tiny little speed boat and Steph ended up feeling very sick after stop number three. The snorkelling was quite crowded and wasn't all that impressive and my snorkel had a leak so we didn't really enjoy ourselves too much. I accidentally lost Steph's rash vest by sitting up when it was pinned to the pool behind my. The wind swept it past Gabby's head and it was never to be seen again. Whoops! We stopped off ...