Estrela Da Ilha
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... for some of the guests, so as a treat on our last week of the trip, we signed up. The first stop was Lopes Mendes beach, voted one of the top 10 beaches in Brazil, it was like paradise and this time with white sand. The sea was kept really clean too as no boats are allowed to directly enter the bay, so our boat anchored at another beach and we did the incredibly sweaty 20min walk through the jungle to get there.
The next stop was the touristy town ...
As per The Plan<TM> I stayed in bed until 12ish to fight off any sign of a hangover. I wasn't missing much, it had been raining all night with no sign of letting up. Having said goodbye to Carl (for good) and the couple James and Lucy (who we'll remet in Paraty) I spent the day sorting photos, reading and playing cards in the hostel.
In the evening ...
... He pulled away as soon as the last person was through the doors, sending them all flying. Seriously bus drivers in Brazil have absolutely no mercy!
Paraty is a historic colonial town which was used as a port for the Gold Trade. The gold would be transported from Minas Gerais (a state further inland) to the coastal town of Paraty where it would be shipped to Rio de Janeiro, the capital at the time. The town is very quaint, complete ...
Left lovely Paraty at 8.30am for a leisurely 2 hr drive up the coast. Great sights with jungle, mangrove swamps and sea views all the way. Hopped on a small catamaran and headed out to Ilha Grande which is a tourist Island about an hour off the mainland. It was initially a quarantine Island but now has hotels, backpackers and heaps of restaurants. It was very busy there but can certainly handle lots of people. Dropped our luggage then headed out on a water ...
... to leave the next day so we only got a chance to see a fraction of the hidden jewels this amazing paradise had to offer. We decided there and then we would definitely go back to see the rest of the island at some point in the future, including the popular Lopes Mendes beach, which was voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world by Vogue magazine.
We topped off the evening by going to the Kebab Lounge restaurant in the evening where they prepare and barbecue your order ...