- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Refugio Bonito
Travel Blogs from Bonito
... babbling garruously at the mention of Futebol. The topic is a fantastic conversational ice-breaker. In my broken conversations with portugese-only speaking taxi drivers in Rio I'd learnt that Flamengo is great and the national team is bad (they all passionately maintain that the team should attack more. I'm not too sure about that. Seems to me that after their 7-1 drubbing by the Germans in the World Cup shouldn't they work on their defense?). Despite good relations with ...
... everyone we'd come across from the taxi drivers to the tour guides to the men and women in the streets had been cheerful and helpful. It had been a truely wonderful experience up until now and we still had many more things to look forward to. Given my tendency to worry a bit (!), before we had left I had been concerned about safety, the language barrier and getting around, but none of my fears had come even remotely true. Although we had been ultra careful ...
... we spent doing some research on the internet and posting some photos to Facebook, before taking a walk into town to buy a present for Angela for her birthday. We stopped and had a cheap ice cream before getting some groceries and making our way back home. We cooked dinner tonight, and even had fruit salad and yogurt for dessert! :D We were feeling pretty tired by 9.30 and called it a ...
... quite a novel experience.
At the end to the trip it was another truck ride back to the farm and then we headed back to our hotel, stopping in Bonito to take a short walk around and find me a pair of light shorts. Valdir was very helpful in acting as interpreter. Don't suppose he often gets asked by his clients to help buy women's clothes! We decided to stay in the hotel for dinner as we were both quite tired and not particularly hungry, so had a lazy evening and ...
... distance half way along as there are rapids. Then we
re-entered the water and continued down the stream until it merged with a
larger river. The water here was much deeper and not as crystal clear but the
fish we did see seemed to be much larger. After the swim we were taken back for
a massive buffet lunch which meant that with the heat and the physical activity
of the morning everyone dozed off on the return trip.