Ponta Mar Hotel
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Ponta Mar Hotel
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... sets of stairs to reach it. For this reason I decided to keep my suitcase in reception and just grab things out when needed. Neill and Sophie of course got another private room. The hostel had a lovely bar area too so we sat there and had lunch. Here I had acai with bananas which was incredible although extremely sweet. Even though it was raining (again) we decided that we needed to do something active today as the whole visit here has been more or less spent inside ...
... book our flights from Recife to Rio for next week. We walked to the travel agent up near the supermarket around the corner and got flights for 158reais each. We enquired about bus tickets to Natal but they said they only do flights and to talk to the shopping centre and try there. We walked in the heat for half an hour and got to the shopping centre where the company with a booth there told us there was only one bus a day which left at 1230 and took 10 hours. Not ...
... it ended for the day. Centro Mercardo was average and was mainly nick nack and souvenir type stalls so we left quick and started the walk back. We walked past the Fortaleza cathedral with its palm trees surrounding it (another first to see that) before passing the cultural centre, Drago da Mar, and arrived at the supermarket to grab some lunch. We decided to have a picnic on the beach under a palm tree. It was bliss. We spent the rest of the ...
... out to the beach here. Wasn't a nice beach but the water was beautiful and the sun was hot. 2 hours went by quick before we realised it was in the peak burn hours so we decided to find a shopping centre to kill some time, soak some air con and avoid the sun. We found one a bit back from the beach and had a look around. Nothing there of interest except the supermarket, so we grabbed light lunch and ate it outside in the street. We made our way back to ...
We arrived to Fortaleza at 0800 and had only a small amount of time on shore. We are both exhausted, emotionally and physically, from the last few months , work stressors and the long travelling time to reach Brazil. As a result we elected not to go ashore today and spent the day relaxing and sleeping on the ship, minus the majority of guests!
I have taken some lovely pics of Fortaleza from the ship and we could see the white ...