Hotel Ilha do Boi
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Clara an her dad picked me up from the airport that afternoon. They have a beautiful house! The only Brazilian house I've visited so far. (Not counting the favela house) most people in Rio live in apartments. We had rice and this yellow stuff which wasn't bad for dinner. Me and Clara caught up a bit on life and she had to go to bed early for school which starts at ...
... but got my fill of good meat and chicken
dishes – that will last me a week or 2!
Went our separate ways after that, but it was fun talking to
a Brit and to hear her recommendations for my onward trip. Abandoned plans for
any further exploration as the rain never stopped and was still going at 8.30pm
as I headed for the terminal for my 9pm bus to Guarapari.
... part of Brasil's Atlantic rainforest and it holds some of the largest remaining populations of many endangered species including the red-ruffed fruit crow and the brown howler monkey, which I was lucky enough to hear on a sweltering 2 hour trek through the jungle. The trail happily had plenty of opportunities for dips in freshwater pools, between my base of Abraao and a couple of deserted beaches - near to the more popular Lopes Mendes beach - accessible either on foot or by ...
... to head over to Curva da Jurema, just across the park. We had met a nice lady there yesterday. Her name was Marcie and she worked at one of the restuarant/bars on the beach. We went back and had a beer with her and some of her friends before we caught a taxi to the bus depot for our long bus ride back to Muniz Freire.
Vitoria was beautiful but our time here was too short. Perhaps I will return again someday. One never knows!
... br> About 4:15, when it was time to use the washroom again, we headed back to the cluster of bars, and in a tiny little restaurant, I found the nicest bathroom I had seen in Brazil. Floor-to-ceiling marble panels on the wall and an almost-floor-to-ceiling mirror, a lovely plant stand and it was very clean! (see pictures).
We had seen the gigantic “Shopping Vitoria” as we were taxiing to Big Beach, and judging by the cars ...