Golden Fortaleza Flat
Travel Blogs from Fortaleza
... on the beach where we were treated to a rum sugar cane drink, small fried fish parts and fried sweet potatoes. I don't remember their Brazilian names but everything was very good. The rum drinks were very strong and many of the people left feeling no pain. We arrived on the ship a little before the gangway was stored on the bow of the ship and away she went backing out while the 5 windmills whirled away creating electricity for the port. ...
... with four sea days until we arrive in Barbados and can take on fresh food. We're starting to know how early explorers, like the crew of the HMS Bounty, felt, barely surviving on stale bread and water. Imagine, no fresh food for 4 days... we'll probably have to get by on croissants, caesar salad, filet mignon, and chocolate melting cake...Horrors!
Annette & Peter
What lies on the bottom of the ocean and shivers?
A nervous wreck
... we made popcorn theft a nightly ritual. All-in-all it was a nice change of pace for us and although we didn't pack our day timers, we did do our best to try out all of the cushy chairs spread out all over the boat.
While at sea we were technically floating on the Atlantic Ocean and the swells could be a little challenging- that seemed to show up in an alarming number of walking casts, arm slings, and eye patches although it ...
... dense hotel and condo development making it look like Miami, Myrtle Beach or Ocean Beach.
The downtown is a mixture of old and new with lots of pedestrian plazas and shopping malls that
always seem packed whatever the time of day.
One point of interest … the main tourist office and craft market are situated in the old jail with the craft stalls located in the cells.
... day was very lowkey so we spent it sitting in the shade and some walks along the looooooong beach.
THe grandfinale was a massage session, it was well needed and well deserved.
When we got back i took to McDonald for some food and we hit the beachwalk market afterwards.
Rows upon rows of the same stuff, but we did find some trinkets :)
The last night before going back to Sao Paulo was upon us so we took an early night