Hotel Pousada Aguas de Bonito
Travel Blogs from Bonito
A quick bus change in campo grande was how we started today. We arrived at about 6am and booked our bus out straight away. In the bus terminal we were approached by some people selling tours for the Pantanal, and although we did want to go, we didn't commit to anything yet. We got lucky and got an express bus to Bonito only 3 hours with an American weirdo living in São Paulo.
Surprise surprise. When we got to bonito jenny was in the pool. There are a bunch of cool ...
... natural pool that was a further 80m at the deepest point. This experience involved abseiling down the 70m to the pool and snorkeling to view the magnificent stalagmites underwater. The evening before we had to go along to a training session to learn how to safely abseil down and use the ropes to 'caterpillar' back up to the top. Here it was quickly apparent wearing tight trousers was a bad idea as the movement to climb involves ...
... otter at one point. And then from above a loud screeching could be heard... Monkeys in the trees! Haha... How easy it is to remove yourself from one world when you are focused on another. We snorkeled for ~2km and then were treated to a delicious traditional Brazilian lunch. Best meal of the trip... Yum!
Today we visited Boca da Onca. It is an ecopark full of waterfalls. We walked around 4km and saw 8 beautiful waterfalls. The best part was getting ...
... forward an hour when we
originally crossed in to Brazil.
Bonito is known for its crystal clear waters – it has the
third clearest water in the world in one particular river, and the big thing to
do here is to float down it for a couple of hours with goggles on, as it
contains the most incredible tropical fish, so we are booked in to do that ...
... 4 hours behind GMT) into Argentina (3 hours behind GMT).
We crossed the Rio Parana very close to the border with Paraguay.
Much of the landscape was rolling countryside with large fields of grain, some still being harvested, plus cattle ranches.
Passed through sleepy country towns enjoying their weekend.
Drove along mainly single-lane National Highways with lots of lorries, especially approaching the border, many with trailers. Unsure ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet