- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Itacare
... bits as the next day we were moving up the road to a lovely hotel Philly has booked for us called Vila do Dengo. We tried to watch a film but we fell asleep. It's a hard life :-) After being well rested we got up early and headed to Vila do Dengo to drop off our bags. We then headed to the local beach called Praia de Conchas. Initially we had wanted to rent kayaks and paddle to a waterfall, however we were told it was too far in kayaks. Instead we went with a man and his speed ...
... island to town. Not sure what his line of work was but Paulo in Iriri did the same – 9 months in the Channel Islands then 3 here, but easier to manage in the tourist industry, where there are opposite high seasons.
Got a shared taxi to the beach for 10r and strolled the beach a bit before snorkelling out, in 2x 20 min hits. Sadly not a lot of pristine coral or new fish, except a small group ...
... explored the village, stocking the fridge
from the cheapest places given island prices – this applied to meals out so
tuna & crackers for dinner!
Because of the time diff, plus as now at 14 degrees days are
shorter, got sunset timing completely wrong and missed it – took a short stroll
north for better twilight views until voracious mossies drove me indoors.
... beer and some food to cook, knowing we are headed off the beaten path. By beaten path we really mean a gutted, dirt road. Our taxi started taking us north, the beautiful new 2 lane paved road quickly changing to sand, dirt, and pot holes filled with water and gravel. Only another 50 km to our destination, driving 25 kmph, max, as he avoided giant holes and ruts in the pitch dark, tree lined dirt road. I think we only passed 2 other cars and a few random walkers (no idea where ...
... in slightly broken English by a tipsy group of Brazilians. We then headed for some gourmet crepes and joined two Dutch girls we had met on the boat earlier who had coincidentally chosen the same place to eat. We had fun trying to decipher the menu and all the complicated ingredients until luckily the owner asked if we could speak French and Ali was able to put his degree to good use for once. Earlier we had spotted a woman with a chocolate lab (which had made ...