Hotel Porto Real
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... all explained to me even though the only thing I would be using was the breathing apparatus. This also served as a bit of a refresher for Greg. We then got kitted out in the gear, wetsuit, wet shoes, flippers, mask, weights and jacket complete with the air canister. With everything on out of the water, it was really heavy. We jumped off the boat and Greg reacquainted himself with his gear. Rodriguez who would be diving with me went over a couple of ...
... after lunch. He happily obliged and gave us an impromptu taster session translated by Llana. He told us he had been practising for 14 years and started as he had a passion for it. It is a combination of dance and martial arts. It's important to stretch during practise. Everything is taught slowly and once you can do the movement slowly, you then repeat it faster. When we got back on the boat to sail back to shore, we had some freshly ...
... cruise past the blue and later the green lagoons which are stunning. The first dive we see flying fish, a turtle, puffer fish and a brilliant wall of anemones, and after some snacks, the second brings properly swimming with turtles and seeing beautiful sea horses and a little moray. I am very happy. I am gutted my go pro has cracked but fortunately Paula, the guide, has taken amazing pics for us, £10 well spent. I would appreciate a less enclosed wetsuit next time! When we ...
... to have been able to visit such lovely and faraway places like Ilha Grande.
The next morning we got up earlier, in true Monday morning style (though I could only wish to wake up every Monday to such a beautiful setting!). We all met to buy supplies (3kg of sausages and lots of water) before heading to Lopes Mendes, a beach further around the island and one that is reputed to be among the most beautiful in Brazil! We took a boat from Abraao to ...
... meant we could swim together without fear of things going walkies! The boat then arrived to return us to civilisation. Back in town we went 'tat' shopping again but bought a Brazilian flag sarong which I had seen other people with and really wanted! After a Skype call home and Internet catchup, we ventured back into town for a romantic dinner. We found Dom Mario's. recommended in lonely planet as the place for ...