Inter Palace Hotel
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... stops. It was even more painful as forced to endure loud obnoxious
drunk shouting for hours on end – the trip was supposed to be 3 hours – took 4.5!
Despite that and the 50 real fee (22 less travelling in this
direction!), it was a nice trip, ascending through the jungle and rock
outcrops, crossing rivers and ravines, through tunnels and over rickety bridges.
They even had not ridiculously overpriced beer for sale in economy – why pay
... the days Sunday and Monday, being the days that a lot of places are closed. We've met some nice people here as well, which always helps. On another night bus out tonight, and if at anything like the last one, we'll be fine. We booked the cheapest option, but by a happy chance were accidentally upgraded and had lovely reclining, comfortable, spacious seats and a fairly good night's sleep, considering. I'm not holding out much hope for us to be that lucky twice in a row. Fingers ...
I had chicken polenta, rice and potato soup, sausage omelet, red beans
(feijoa), fresh salad, and others. It was a great meal and a good intro
to Brazilian home food. Will be staying here for the next few days but
time for bed now, more exciting stuff ...
... get out and it's the first cold shower I have really enjoyed.
Feeling fresh for about 5 minutes before sweating again I headed out to the hammock area, with no make up on (a first) and got in a hammock with a cold Fanta. Bliss! Rocking in the hammock watching the sun set with Coldplay playing in the background I realized just how lucky and incredible this is. To be in Brazil in a hammock in the jungle ...
... Portugese BBQ/buffet. Then we went to the bus station to get our overnight coach. Rae and I were right up the front of the double decker coach, which was quite confronting especially when a truck pulled out in front of us before we even got out of town, and we nearly kissed the back of that truck! Yikes, it was so close to us! The seats recline and I can sleep OK despite the noise and winding roads.