Aconchego do Porto
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Couldn’t find anywhere to go,
even remote little places inland, as one of the busiest saturdays of the year,
so forced to stay, what a hardship!
Hadn’t yet done the “piscinas
naturales” so headed there mid-tide – low tide is crammed with boats and people
standing on the reef. As it was, the ...
After a prolonged shopping trip to town, siesta’d then headed
towards the “pontal” but stopped for far longer than anticipated with Lorena, the
lovely helpful English-speaking Italian lady I met earlier this week. Had a
good old chat, swapped some books, got ...
... dull, except the
music blasting from the sound system – even though the stops were bad, was
tempted to get off just to escape the racket. The 3 hours on the beach, even
the rain, were a relief. No point getting off on the sandbar – it was full with an ice cream vendor – there is no escape from them!
Was a nice quiet bus ...
... happy not to be staying there as very touristy but did find some decent beer at
least and bussed back.
Went south along the beach to the river to do the
objectionable activity of taking a jangada up the mangroves, being poled along,
so the boatman could manhandle seahorses to the waiting punters, put in a glass
jar for display. Understandably they didn’t look comfortable with the whole
experience and the little sky blue sea cucumber was squirting ink too.
A further 2 hours later arrived in Porto Galinhas and eventually found a busstop (unmarked, of course) to Maracaipe. It was gone 3pm by the time I got there, just 60km (5 hours!!!!) from Recife and then the people on the bus had no clue were my hotel was – the village is tiny so didn't believe it! Then the place wanted to charge 60r more than online. This turned out to be the case at ...