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... idiots and laughing before we started realising how far the walk really was. Every time we thought we were close, we found another corner or hill. It took ages. But after 2.5 hours, we finally found the massive rock at the top of the mountain. We had to get up the last little part using the road provided but got up the top, loomed around and it was as bad as we thought. Nothing but cloud. The wind would blow a small bit of cloud along so ...
... at all. I ran into Gray and Jo having a quick bite to eat at a place called Biergarten. I sat with them for a bit and Madelena wandered by as well. We hung out for a bit and had a short walk through the town and then split up to get ready for the BBQ tonight.
We all met up at Aquario Hostel at 8pm and they were putting on a BBQ. It was R$30 (£7.50) for an all you can eat BBQ, with caipirinhas. I’m not sure ...
We had booked
on the all day speed boat island tour which left at 10:30 am. It was a very
fast boat which took us to 5 different stops covering about a third of the
islands coastline emphasising how big it is. Our first stop was the Blue Lagoon
made famous in the terrible Brooke Shields movie of the same name. It wasn’t
really a lagoon but a shallow bay which had some nice coral and a range of
tropical fish in fairly ...
... very touristy which is reflected in the types of shops offering excursions etc. I haven't seen any cars. The sky is overcast which makes it humid.
The hostel is a mixed bag. The comunal areas seem nice if a little small but the dorm rooms themselves are pretty poor. Nine beds have been crammed into a pretty small space in 3 stacks of 3 bunk beds. I don't think I've seen this kind of set up before. You can only really have more than ...
... of places that tick all the boxes when it comes to hotels and hostels. We dropped off our bags and headed to the harbour to catch a boat to one of the beaches. The most famous beach here being Lopes Mendes . It's 30 reials return 40 min boat trip. The boats leave very hour from 9.30 am up until 11.30am and return 3.30pm every hour until 5.30pm. If you miss the last boat the only options are to walk the 3 hour trek thru the sweltering forest or try to call one of ...