Hotel Del Rey
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Thursday 22 September
A long, long travel day today. First a 5-6 hour drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo bus terminus - I think we got there about 15:30 - and a wait at the busy terminus to catch the night bus to Foz do Iguasu, which left at 17:30. We had a big pile of bags in one corner of the waiting area and took it in turns for 4 or 5 of us to …
"Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it."
Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist Philosopher
Brazillian BBQ/pool party- Carnage!
The Falls are in two countries, we went to the Brazilian side to start. Boy oh boy, it was chucking it down! we went up the catwalk to the devils throat and my hat flew off, the little *******.
Went back, got some clothes on and got ****** at a locals house with many a capirinha and lots of meat.
The next day we went to a bloody …
The absence of rain on the previous day meant we weren't stranded, as had been feared. The jeeps returned for us and a five hour drive through waterlogged thick mud ensued. Fishtailing is an understatement. Each time the driver slid along sideways or used the bank as an aid to straighten up, Lorraine gave a little squeal. After Laos, Jack and I …