Pousada Arte Urquijo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
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... led into the same bathroom to shower, this time I had to shepherd Oliver out the room before I showered! The masseuse must had thought we were a strange couple! The rest of the experience went well apart from a minor faux pas when I accidentally ordered a cup of tea whilst Oliver managed to order a lovely glass of red wine. The spa was beautiful and if we had of been a couple it would have been a very romantic experience. Luckily we just laughed ...
... on chocolate. At a price close to what lunch was we were
shocked however once tasting them it was understandable.
Continuing our walk through town we were amused by a couple
of the stray dogs fornicating in the street, however their inability to detach
post copulation was an excruciating sight and with no bucket of water present
to help the process we moved on and left them to their indignity.
Heading home it was time for a siesta, something that ...
Finally a decent nights sleep. Not that the vivid dreams have stopped. You'd have thought I'd already started taking malaria tablets. Last night I "watched" three episodes of the non-exsistent thrid season of The Inebetweeners. Speaking of malaria I've had a few bites so far, but nothing too bad. Mainly on my hands and feet. My hands is fairly underswtandable; as soon as I've deeted up they get a good wash. I've seen the power of the deet (when I dabbled ...
... thick cloud and we wonder whether it ever will. It's not cold, but sun would be great right now.
We disembark on the beach and walk to the other side of the beach to relax, play a bit of frisbee and go for a swim. We are then led through the forest towards another beach where our boat is waiting for us and on the way pass the Freguesia de Santana church, Ilha Grande's most religious monument built in 1843.
We then head to the Blue Lagoon, famous for ...
... keen to convince the others it was a crowd of people and plough on, however, I was unable to fool them (& myself as it got louder and louder!) So, we opted to hold fire and wait for trusty locals to catch up with us and follow closely in their footsteps- relying on them for insider knowledge/protection! The screeching was supposedly a group of hog -like creatures who roam the jungle and can be aggressive... so probably a wise decision to ...