Hotel Itaoca Belem
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... town agent to sell me a hammock space on the boat and send me to a cheap place to buy one.
Wasn’t done yet and headed to the renovated docks for sunset and an Amazon beer – tried the Acai stout, but couldn’t afford to eat there – waterfront eatery prices. Dropped in at the super on the way back to stock up for my trip and get dinner, having accomplished masses since my ...
... guavas, giant avocados (at least I think they are; they are bigger than softballs but taste and look the some on the inside), and freshly roasted Brazil nuts. I also bought a bracelet (I'm trying to collect one from every city I am in for more than a day) made from the pits of acaí berries. After the market, Suzane took me to a famous fort that was used when Portugal occupied the land that became Brazil. We wanted to go to the museum there but it was closed ...
... had the brain wave of legging it over the road to the area under the theatre. Shame when we got there that is was all gated off. Very wet now... May gave up and walked home in the down pour, the rest of us ended up sheltering in a band stand with the park gardeners.
Just one of those time when you have to laugh.
In between the frequent showers I got out to see the sights. The Cathedral was at least a little different than the many ...
... a photo as I started flying across the Amazon river at its mouth, which was about where VHF radio communications resumed.
Descent and approach into Belem was through many bumpy clouds, and the controller left it late to give me a turn to intercept the localizer for the ILS approach on runway 06. I overshot the course but it didn’t matter, below 3000 feet I had the runway in sight all the way.
... only have it in Brazil. . The city is okay, nothing special, but it is really hot and tropical, still really close to the equator? In the evening we went to a bar again and drank beer and we met a girl from Holland who is traveling in Brazil for almost two years now and spent two months with the “comunindios” as well where I spent my days before in “Alter do chao”. There she made almost exactly the same ...