Pousada Arte Urquijo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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A word about Brazil - having spent two and a half months in Spanish speaking South America, our ears had become attuned to this language. We had even started to understand a little and respond appropriately. Now we are in Portuguese speaking Brazil. There are some similarities between the two languages but the sound is completely different and we are adjusting to the change and once again experiencing the patient but ...
... of our trip.
We wanted to go sea kayaking but couldn’t get it booked - it appears that most of the guides were taking a holiday while the World Cup was on… The Brazil v Colombia last 16 match was taking place on the Friday night and the town had erected a big screen in the middle of the square. We were firmly supporting Colombia and Ash wore his Colombia shirt to watch the game to create some provocation to ...
... It is now the end of our tour and we head back to town on the boat, with manymy complementary caipirinhas being served and drunk before we arrived back on land.
Later that night I meet the girls for dinner at another fish restaurant slightly further into town, but still on the beach front. We are pretty full from the enormous lunch but still manage to finish a large fish sharing platter before parting ways and heading to bed.
The next day is sunny and warm ...
... campground we were all excited as it was our last night camping on the trip. Many said they would never camp again but I guess there's a difference between camping and living in a tent for a month and a half. Hopefully I'll be up for it again when our summer hits, some time off will be nice though. Our last morning some of us woke early to watch the beautiful sunrise over the bay. We had to get on the road early anyway to get to Rio before the Carnaval traffic ...
We have left Rio and arrived in Ilha Grande today. On this wonderful Island we will stay the next 2 days. We are here for sunbathing on one of the best 10 beaches worldwide and to enjoy "cold autumn temperatures" around 25-28 °C.
The internet connection is quiete slow, so upload of pictures has to be postponed. Sorry!