Portobello Resort & Safari
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- Free parking
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... some friends over and we had a few more drinks before heading out with his mate Arthur.
We went to a bar just around the corner from his place where we sat outside and drank through a fair share of beers. The place we were at had a 5 piece band playing inside. All of the artists were blind. They were incredible. To the point where members of São Paulo's Corinthians come ...
... but the last couple of days have been a bust - I try to minimizing drinking during transit and yesterday I spent most of my day strapped to a hangglider.
We've met a few new people on the bus; a couple called James & Lucy (also from Kent) and a northerner called Sam (male). There was one as Carl says "complete fool" we really wanted to avoid. There have been a few mixed opinions on a few people so far but this guy was special. ...
... so, and there were vines hanging down from the huge trees (one massive 'vine' Scott tried to gab onto was actually a big electricity wire...). We even saw some tiny monkeys! The trail led to a waterfall on the other side of the hill, and we rested there for a while before heading back. We'd left a bit later than planned and didn't really fancy walking back through the deep, dark jungle in the pitch black! The return trail passed via the old ruins of ...
Left lovely Paraty at 8.30am for a leisurely 2 hr drive up the coast. Great sights with jungle, mangrove swamps and sea views all the way. Hopped on a small catamaran and headed out to Ilha Grande which is a tourist Island about an hour off the mainland. It was initially a quarantine Island but now has hotels, backpackers and heaps of restaurants. It was very busy there but can certainly handle lots of people. Dropped our luggage then headed out on a water ...
Up relatively early with the intention of going on a boat ride, however, on the walk down into town it started raining, so after breakfast Inge and I returned to the hotel where we stayed until early afternoon. You can see the steepness of the hill from the pictures, this means it takes planning for the day...it's not much fun walking up and down it as it is quite slippery.
During this time Peter helped sort out the problem with email - which is now ...