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Our guide in Rio Grande was right, north of him the lush beautiful countryside begins. We visited a Rain Forest, unfortunately it rained. But what could we expect. We rode a cable car to the top of the high hill (little mountain) and were able to take pictures before the rain started. We passed beautiful beaches and high sky scrapers. The difference in their sky scrapers ...
... money and, after a stroll past
the biggest German style buildings, headed to Villa Germania for smaller scale
reproductions of the same – a whole weihnachtsdorf of tourist tat but without a
stollen for love nor money. Did enjoy a dunkelweissen there and had a porter
& wiehnachts ale to go, after taking as ...
... to Blumenau. Not done yet as another crazy transport system, with many
terminals to change in before you can get where you want. Not only this, they
have these tiny turnstiles I can’t get through with my big pack – you buy your
ticket before boarding, give it to the conductor who issues another which you
have to give to the driver on your way out so you have to go through ...
... I was dressed in long cotton shorts, walking boots and daypack – here everyone is in brightly coloured surf shorts, bikinis, sarongs and flip flops (Hawaiianas) and yet these idiots are asking more for directions several times a day – "do I look like I'm from here?" One guy yesterday did pick it up though as I was strolling along the beach and addressed me in English, a rarity in itself.
Headed for Porto Belo island which ...
... forget "Churros Help"!), I continued around the rocks to the more sheltered and even swimmable Conceicao, overlooked by the stunning crag, el Morro, or would have been if not obscured by low cloud. Quickly abandoned any plans to head up there and returned on the opposite shore of the peninsula, from Canto Grande, a little fishing village, since gentrified. It continued over rocky points and streams to Morrinhos, Zimbros and Cantinho, the prettiest and most swimmable of the ...