Pousada Doce Paraty
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- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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... to take a photo with - cause we thought he was cool. And he had a crush on one of us. We then went back up and I snoozed for a while on the beach chair as I dried off. When I woke up, Jeff (?) our "Brazilian dad" came around to sell the photos, which cost us a combined total off $50R. Not bad! We also talked to the German guy called Marc who asked if we wanted to get drinks/dinner that night. We exchanged numbers and said yeah. We walked back to the hostel. ...
... the beach. Our guide dropped us off: he tried saying something. Portuguese, English, Italian -- at some point some miscommunication happened. He left! We all shrugged our shoulders. I talked to one of the guys renting boats -- he said there are a couple of interesting sites, the Piscina Natural and the Cachoeiras. We could either take the boat to the former, 10 reales each way, or walk - 40 minutes each way.
I started walking… then Paolo, one of the ...
... of these drinks were enough to get anyone up dancing with the locals thinking they could do the samba. Half the time the lady was so caught up in the music and dancing as she mixed drinks that she forgot she was still pouring the alcohol in. It was really cool to see the families out with young children late at night all dancing the samba. Even the small kids were great dancers, you could tell they teach them young, as the moms were dancing ...
When we read about Paraty in books, it was made to sound like a tranquil, cinematic destination with its old town covered in incredibly uneven cobbles and colonial buildings. It certainly didn't disappoint! The old town is staunchly protected in Brazil and subsequently feels like you have gone back in time as horse and carts rattle through the streets and boats line the docks. The white washed buildings are all filled with boutiques or nik nak shops, alfresco ...
... who had been travelling for 7months and their two friends who had come out for a two week holiday. We were shattered though from our early start so retired to bed in our beach front cabin to fall asleep to the sound of the waves breaking on the beach about 10m away. Hot, but bliss! 14th Feb – Valentines Day That morning we woke to the weirdest sound. It can only be described as lots and lots of dogs barking deeply and loudly, but a bit more ...