Novotel Campo Grande
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Campo Grande
... We left the hostel at 10.30am and began the long drive to Pousada Santa Clara, our lodge in the Pantanal. The Pantanal is a massive grassland/wetland in central Brazil and is the place to go to see animals, even more so than the Amazon. The Pousada (farm, cattle ranch) was very nice, and had pool, air con, and all meals included, as well as daily tours and activities to see animals. We got there around 5pm which meant we had been travelling for nearly 24 hours by that ...
... stop at pivotal meal times, yet for some reason Chris and I only ate the 4 plums, grapes and biscuits between us that whole time. I, felt - AWFUL!! the guy who met us at Campo Grande Rodoviaria was with our hostel and the company we wanted to do the Pantanal tour so we spoke to him for a little and booked our trip then got taken to the hostel. This hostel was so basic. Our room was pretty horrible. It smelt stale and old, the fan was ...
... wonderful women though. So much fun to be around.
3. Ernst- The older German man. He spoke not so great English, but has had a fascinating life. He worked on a ship and has sailed around the world on board a cargo ship. He also walked over 1000km from somewhere in Germany to somewhere on the France/Spain boarder. He asked questions that were kind of insulting (but I don't think he realized this), and loved dessert. He was from somewhere near Hamburg, but ...
... birds - I have yet to brave my bird book to identify all of them.
On the way to the lodge we saw blue-and-yellow macaws, giant river otters, capybara, caiman, and marsh deer.
The capybara is the largest rodent in the world and will retreat to the water if threatened. They look just like giant guinea pigs and they can gather in groups of more than 50.
The next day I did a boat ride where we found black howler monkeys and yet ...
... good friends, and some of them we met during our later travel in Bolivia, where we were heading further.This is probably the right time to mention that traveling is not just about getting to know new places, cultures and local traditions, but also about encountering with other travelers and adventurers. Such evenings with talks about travel experience are often more interesting and more fulfilling than some days spent in bus by 20-hour ride. And there is nothing better than when ...