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... anyway it suited us.
A must do if you visit is to hire bikes to explore the countryside. We must have covered over 25 miles on a rather tough route to visit waterfalls - there are no flat stretches so you are either climbing up a hill or cruising down the other side at speed. Our first stop was at a piece of the river where the water has eroded the rocks into a super smooth slide which you can slide down into the ...
... to the full Atlantic, the sea is the perfect temperature. With more friends flocking to the island we decided to get out whilst we could and avoid the public school bandwagon and head off to the Iguazu falls. With Tad and his gang heading onto Rio for carnaval, and Vicci Bish doing the same; we will probably find ourselves alone for a while, which probably isn't a bad ...
... We could either go in the "fun" way or the easy way. The fun way turned out to be a 5 metre jump into the river or the easy way was to walk in. Only a couple of girls did the jump. The rest of us elected for the easy way. The river was freezing. If it had been a hot, sunny day it would have been lovely. Once we were in and used to the water it was really fun to swim in the river, though we had to be careful of the current as it was quite strong. Getting back out ...
... 8211; a cocktail made with limes and cachaca which is the local drink made from sugar cane…. (slept much better from that point on!!!) Then we had divine bar eats – pastels (fried light pastry filled with meat, chicken, cheese, ham and prawns) fish balls, and other yummy bits and pieces…. Most of the bars have live music, really catchy samba rhythm stuff, and then you get charged for it on your ...
... workers village. Identical rows of pre-fab houses, pickets fences, eerie in a Stepford Wives/Blackhole Sun kind of way. But its some 2 and a bit hours and we’re rumbling into Paraty’s local bus station.
Paraty was established as a gold trading port to Rio De Janiero in the late 1600’s. It’s located at the end of a 1200 kilometer road called the Caminho do Ouro, along which gold and diamonds were dug and transported. We took in some of this ...