Grand Bittar Hotel
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... lake at the bottom of the slope, with a decking area by the edge where we have spent most of the day!
This is certainly a perfect end to our time in Brazil!
OMG (and I never use that expression!)!! I was lying in my tent when I heard all this commotion from the toilets - I ...
As we drove through the area it was clear that huge deforestation had taken place as we saw hardly any forest left, which is very sad.
We are now in Xapuri, which is a town sprung from rubber and the home of Chica Mendes, a famous martyred union and environmentalist leader. This area was a key area for battles for deforestation and he was originally a rubber tapper, but he could read and write, so ...
... draft, why would they?, so we head out to the deck outside the hotel restaurant and pull out David's cell phone to follow along while we smoke our cigars and have more to drink. David is struggling at this point and proceeds to drink probably 6 bottles of water while we just sit and shake our heads. The draft is successful, both Blake and I are content with our picks while David is outraged that the Magic drafted ...
bed with it draped all around.
After a walk around camp having a look at the termite nests and the huge trees, I started what turned out to be a mammoth 4 hour card game with some of the group and Maddie took his
machete to the roped off Brazil nut trees. It is their harvesting season, and
they are roped off as they grow in huge coconut like shells and drop from the
trees when they are ripe, making it pretty dangerous to go underneath ...
... a clear Perspex
box in the corner, which I can’t imagine encourages many confessions though!
We also visited the most famous building here, the Catedral
Metropolitana, with its curved columns outside. Most of it is underground, with
the curved glass stained roof and hanging angels from the middle. The most
interesting part was the curved walls which are whispering walls, so we spent a
happy few minutes trading insults with each other from across the ...