Hotel Marina Porto Abrolhos
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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After a comfortable bus ride from Rio we found ourselves in Belo Horizonte, potentially one of the least visited places in Brazil when it comes to tourism. We were not here to be tourists, far from it, we need a break from that and instead we are housesitting and looking after 3 cats for the next 4 weeks.
Having found the placement through TrustedHousesitters we were over the moon to have the opportunity to just stop. Whilst we have had a few house ...
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We arrived in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais from Rio after a LONG 9 hour bus journey, however the reclining leather seats made it a bit easier to endure !
When we arrived here we went to a local restaurant and sampled the local drink- "Capriana" and a meat plate recommended by a very friendly waitor- both turned out to be delicious!!
... that just make our presence here even more special. Time out.. I have been interrupted for a game. i am back. Oh my goodness. We just played a game where we gathered in a circle and took turns rolling a giant dice. If you rolled a six, you had to put on a sweatshirt, and a sock on each hand then use two spoons to open a chocolate candy and put it in your mouth. You keep eating chocolate until the next ...
The monastic life; wolves and monkeys and lots of birds.
After a month of city living we went to stay in Caraca for a couple of nights. This is a nature sanctuary owned and maintained by an ex-monastery. There is an old church there and the brothers' cells have been turned into a guesthouse. There was also once a prestigious boarding school there attended by several Brazilian presidents in their youth, but it has been closed ...
... in Brasil is like cancelling for rain in PDX or London). So if you ask me - just grab your guarda-chuva and go! geez people!
So we decided to take the bus to BH and then onto Inhotim and then back, as we were leaving Davidson texted me and invited us to his grandmother's ...