Pousada To a Toa
Travel Blogs from Paraty
... simple solid tongue and groove features with black metal cladding.Over the walls are waterfalls of foliage that cascade down forming natural arches of green,purple and yellow creepers and flowers.At every corner wherever a crevice in the masonry can be found the bougainvillea have rooted themselves showing off their tracing paper purple blooms.Pink,white and red hibiscus drape from lamp posts and doorways like wind chimes their yellow puffed pollen sitting on ...
... and restaurants suggesting that the town was frequented by up-market tourists. Some expensive yachts in the harbour.
Had a good fish lunch.
Walked back to the hostel via the remains of a fort on the headland between the town and our beach. Also went inside the cemetery for a good viewpoint of the town.
Some of the girls, using the guests' kitchen at the hostel, made a pasta dinner from what was left on the ...
Hello from Paraty!
Since my last post we spent another day in Rio, the weekend in Ilha Grande and are now here in Paraty.
Our last day in Rio was somewhat interesting. We had planned to go handgliding however things did not go quite as planned. When we reached the take-off point there was no wind going in the right direction and so we waited, and waited, and waited..... About 3 and a ...
... menu list or the pack of
flea bitten stray dogs putting their noses into everything. Instead I
had a couple of big beers and got to chatting to an outgoing but rather
intense guy named Ian from Essex England. Mostly we talked about places
he’s been in the US. He liked Seattle, by the way. He is traveling with a
couple of girls from his work but they were getting chatted up by some
... Another stop, a turtle!! And at our lunch stop we found (and fed bananas to) some golden lion monkeys! They are super endangered, tiny and really beautiful. Check them out on google images.
That night we went out and joined in the Carnival celebrations. We had caparinhas and a beer or two and danced at the main stage. We also watched (and joined in with) a bloco. A bloco is a street parade. In this case it was a few dozen drummers playing ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility