Travel Blogs from Itacare
... It makes me itch even writing about it! As you can imagine, lots of tears and screams involved to get it sorted as well as taking all my stuff to the laundrette!! Yuk!! I was so upset!!! My room mate Inaya was mortified! Great travel companion, me!!!
Anyway, Inaya (French Algerian: Carine you have competition for my friendship!!!) and I were joined by Savannah ...
... a stick! Acaraje is a dish made from peeled black-eyed peas (not the Will.I.Am type!) formed into a ball and then deep fried in locally sourced palm oil. The ball is split in half and stuffed with vatapa, caruru and shrimp (we had the shrimp-free version of course). Vatapa and caruru consist of local spices, fresh salad and a thick sauce - delicious!!
Por kilo is a common way to eat in restaurants whereby you pick your food from a ...
... its the talk of the truck) and I have been very successful in finding free coffee, much to the amusement of everyone (it don’t take much to make me happy, a coffee and the world is a great place, regardless of the rain)
We moved about 2 ˝ hours down the coast, not quite sure where though, but it’s where the first church was built in Brazil (so I have been told)
We are in a really upmarket campsite, there are motor homes, campers, caravans, ...
... on the coast where the Rio de Contas meets the Atlantic Ocean, the town once had a heavy cocoa growing industry but is now mostly focused on tourism. Nature is the focal point here. The main street is awash with wildlife and island exploration tour companies as well as surf rental shops offering lessons for the novice. The town has a very laid back feel about it and there are many beautiful and tranquil beaches to explore, made all the more scenic by the scarcity of tourists ...
... was out for the night after the power company had made a mess of the bills. No power meant cold showers and no fans. Susan had to wake me during the night as she feared i would dorwn in the pool of sweat i had created, it was not a pleasant night!
Next day we headed for Praina beach; one of the worlds top 10 we were told, by locals of course ;) on a guided tour with erasmo, a rasta with a great knowladge of the jungle and an uncanny ability to fling our ...
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