Blue Tree Towers Recife
Travel Blogs from Jaboatao Dos Guararapes
Today was our day to go to Porto de Galinhas - famous for the most beautiful beaches in north Brazil. I don't have much to compare to, but they were beautiful - varying shades of blue water, colorful jangada boats, tidal pools and lots of waves (they have international surfing competitions here). It is also famous for its sea horses so I arranged a trip to the tidal areas where they're found. We debated whether to do this, but the person who was kind enough to translate ...
... lunch stop ever. The day made interesting because of a questionably stable bridge, so Pat made us all get off the truck and walk across the bridge before he drove the truck over it. The lunch stop really was spectacular- the swim was almost too warm and then afterwards the roles were reversed and the locals took photos of us! So we made it to our next seaside town of Olinda. On our way back in from dinner I managed to step on a wonky manhole cover that had ...
... main road and it begins to get rough and bumpy. Now this reminds me of Haiti. But it is only a few blocks to the camp entrance. We pull up to a gate (now it really reminds me of Haiti) which eventually gets opened for us. The bus is too large to clear the entrance so we get out and walk in. Some more staff arrive to help with our bags.
We are assigned rooms and after some discussion work it out so that everyone gets a bed. There was a ...
... jewellery, expensive watches or have expensive cameras on show.
Thursday 09/02/12 At sea 28c bright and overcast.
Unbelievable 4 weeks gone already that’s nearly a third of the holiday over, but on the positive side we’ve still got two thirds left!!
Friday 10/02/12 Recife & Olinda 33c bright and overcast.
Today we’re off on the first of our arranged coach tours which ...
... a photo because these trees are original of Africa and the slaves used to embrace them before leaving for the painful trip to new masters, so there is a very emotional connection between Brazil and the Baoba.
Tourists looking for cheaper accommodations stay in one of the many pousadas in Porto de Galhinas, so there are options.
Brazilians are people who know how to enjoy life to the fullest, as one said to me, they are “moito positivos”.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center