Geko Hostel Paraty
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsGeko Hostel Paraty
A great little hostel in a good location. Really friendly owners, nice, clean rooms and good breakfast.
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We arrived in Paraty after a somewhat nerve-wracking bus journey (the 3 empty cans of beer by the driver could go someway to explain the erratic lane changes and excessive horn-honking) and checked into our hostel on the beach. We then headed straight into the historic old town to explore. Cobbled streets is one way of describing the quaint alleys …
Rio feels like a very long time ago, even though we only left 9 days ago. We've seen so much since we left. From Rio, we travelled to Ilha Grande (a grand island for those who aren't good at translating ;) ). The pictures had looked incredible, but we weren't sure whether the island would deliver..it did!! We narrowly missed a hostel with fire ants …
... are hikes whose paths actually double as ginormous mud slides at the merest hint of rain, and there are some bars in the tiny harbour village but otherwise, kids, if it ain`t 30 degrees and clear blue skies, the island s******s behind it┤s hand and says a big "Sucks Boo".
So, it was during this period that I made my peace with sleep and finally learnt the truth of torpidity. It was bloody marvellous. Early to bed, late to rise, afternoon shut-eyes ...