Ouro Branco Maceio Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... find a place to stay in Olinda without trying to arrive on a Saturday.
Had seen the powdery white sandy beach stretching on forever on the bus, with surf pounding so was more keen to stock the fridge, have a shower, siesta and wash my sweaty clothes, than head out in the blazing sun.
When I did emerge, found the strong breeze had kept the heat bearable but high tide meant waves crossing ...
Waited until after rush hour to head off and just missed one of the infrequent buses to Sao Felix – the next wasn't until 11.40 and given the 2 hour journey time, just seemed too much bus given my impending 12 hour trip tonight.
The tourist office suggestion would have been pleasant if I had been dressed for it and not in my big boots and heavy clothes, not ideal for walks in the sand. ...
... plants. We passed by refineries and saw tankers waiting off-shore, on our way to our first tourist stop in south Maceio. It was a stop filled with small shops selling local crafts. Dawn spent 2 reals on a colourful knotted thread bookmark that a cute little girl was selling. (She wanted to by a second design from the big brother but I had no change! Doh!) Further on we found a shop that sold all kinds of home decor items...kind of ...
Our next stop was Maceió, a city but with a beach - we just can't seem to leave the coast! We had some difficulty finding our hostel, we managed to get on the right bus from the Rodoviaria but just not get off at the right stop (the directions from the hostel where not great in our defence). After Chris had walked around half the city we decided to get a cab to the hostel which in the heat of the day was a great idea. Maybe we were getting to used ...
... kake, a brazileira from foz travelling together with a spanish guy. Receptionist was a very funny paulistano and there was another strange guy around, probably the one that runs the place. Breakfast was prepared by beda and really basic. But the beach was just about 6 blocks away and excellent! Warm water, nice sand and palms. So I spent some nice days on the beach with company. Enjoying lindas stroganoff or chicken ...