Othon Pousada Villa Del Sol Hotel
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... shades as they disappear into the distance, emerald waters and numerous bays. We walked along the bays and spent the day soaking it all in. When our bellies started to grumble we walked past the little beach huts and stands, until we found one woman with a bbq, stove, and a big cool box full of fish. So we got a fish. And it was sooo gooood.
We're pretty sad to leave Paraty. It woudve been nice if it was warmer to admire the islands and beaches abit more, and we wouldve ...
... into different positions everyday by the janitor...
So that's it for São Paulo. There's nothing wrong with it and it is much nicer than we envisioned - we didn't even see one shooting :-(. There is however not a lot to see or do making it a bit of a pointless stop in a country that has so much more to offer.
Paraty is connected by road to Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, and so with heading up to Rio we ...
... so at this point you can see specks of light coming from the town which sits beside the bay.
The Swedish guys and I catch up and I find out that the hostel has misplaced Henrik's washing; he's not exactly having the best holiday! We go for dinner with the English lads and a few others at this great fish restaurant on the beachfront, have a walk around town and then head to bed.
I wake up with the sun trying to break through the clouds and after a ...
... time there we saw: capuchin monkeys (lots, very friendly), another bigger monkey and baby (some kind of howler monkey?), a long green and blue snake that we´ve not been able to place as poisonous or not (we gave it a wide berth anyway), as well as various butterflies and birds the like of which you´d think were pretty nuts even to look at in books.
Ilha Grande goes down as the highlight so far. ...
... via Ouro Preto and Tiradentes. Not only was it used to transport gold to Paraty, but it was also used to convey supplies, miners and African slaves by mule train over the mountains to and from the gold mining areas. Two substantial sections of the Caminho do Ouro have been excavated near Paraty and are now can be hiked. The Gold Trail fell into disuse because of attacks on the gold laden ships bound for Rio de Janeiro by pirates ...