Ponta dos Ganchos
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Oh what a great day today turned out to be but I fall big time and future hope too much - damn you Hils! Again started off a slow day - discussions flew around about hiring cars but everyone on internet for ages! Vessel and Dave were doing a yoga class so I joined - it wasn't the best especially as had to pay 25 reals for it and we were on a slope so spent more time concentrating on not falling over rather than doing yoga but it was fun anyway. Came back everyone still on internet. ...
... my standard approach to every big city, but the only trouble we saw was a (kinda amusing) shouty domestic in the street. The hostel was near to Paulista Avenue, a big busy shopping street, which crossed Augusta Avenue, an eclectic street with lots of bars and restaurants. We spent the day between these two streets, looking in markets, eating from food stalls and drinking beers. Rain threatened later on so we were bad tourists and opted to go ...
... as the chicken may be the best I have ever tasted. The downside of the barbecue however is it is served so late - 9:30, when drinking was already well underway. At messy game of ring of fire had already been played by that point.
At 11 about 12 of us got on a less party but still party bus to Pacha nightclub in Floranopolis. This club is apparently a Big Deal. I've obviously heard of Pacha, indeed my house keys have a Pacha keyring my sister gave me when ...
... onto the hostel party bus. A crazy driver, with flashing strobe lights all through the bus, and a fatboy slim playlist blasting through the speakers. A bunch of drunk Aussies/British blokes pack the bus. Many have to stand because they oversold tickets. Amongst all of this mayhem, bags of coke are being passed around amongst friends, people snorting left right and centre (nostrils) and sharing with random strangers. We go to get drinks at Pacha and plan to buy a bottle of ...
... were the wasps (which made for a nice change after having to be super cautious with our belongings in Rio)!
The real delight of the island is the amazing beach called Lopez Mendez which can be reached by 2 hour trek or 50 minute boat! On "Day One of Serious Sunbathing", Keith floated the trekking idea which was immediately shot down by me, nothing was going to delay my arrival at the beach! I'd expected the beach to be in some ...