Estrela Da Ilha
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande
... noise in the distance...wild pigs perhaps? Mountain Lions...I hope not! Who knows, but we stepped up our pace and thankfully never found out who our forest friend was.
After what must have been two hours we came to this gorgeous beach that was fairly narrow, but had grass and trees meeting the sand. It was very charming and picturesque....so we went for a well deserved dip believing ...
... the exterior walls. Not sure why they blew the prison up, they could have just left it be?! It was a shame that they left the whole place to decay, in its day it was a very smart place. Anyhow, this time we decided to walk the 2 hours back. By the end of the walk we were shattered and very thankful of some lovely seafood and a beer!
Ilha Grande was kind to us, we were so lucky with the weather and loved our time feeling detached from the rest of the world. ...
... hour hike across the island to Lopes Mendez which is the islands most famous beach. I wanted to turn back within about 5 minutes (obviously) but pressed on. When we finally made it it was really worth it, especially when I fell down a hole between some rocks which Mike has caught on camera. There's no swimming there as the currents are too strong, but we did enjoy watching two people attempt to body board ...
Today we travelled to Ilia Grande, and Island South of Rio, the two hour bus ride to the port was longer than expected, when two hours into the journey we drove back through Lapa to finish off the hostel pick ups! When we got to the port it was an hour boat over to the island, which looked like paradise! We checked into the hostel and then sat on the beach until sunset. Then we grabbed some dinner and planned our hike for the next day before heading to ...
Today was always going to be planned as we went along - it would always depend on the weather!!!!! Blanca had several plans, but it wasn't until we saw her after breakfast that it was decided what we could do. But talking of breakfast - it was lovely today! We started with fresh, warm bread, which I ate with some cheese, then it was the fresh fruit - today pineapple, melon and delicious mango! Even better was the ...