Pousada Arte Urquijo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Paraty
... people gets tiring. I can't see that happening, it's a real pleasure to have such varied and fun conversations with like minded travellers. I could get used to this. The continuous sweating part however, not so much.... Rapidly moving into ilha grande where the first night we almost jumped out of our skins surprised by the creepily large crabs that wander along sideways along the pavements. The sea here is like a bath. No exaggeration. And I got my first ...
... ended up being 4 hours! We got on really well with the drivers of the boat and had our own mini party. Again the Brazilian people are just really lovely!
Our final day in Paraty we headed to some waterfalls we had been recommended and one of them you could slide down, which was great fun. That afternoon we then headed for one of the many lovely beaches and then that evening had a great seafood ...
Given how expensive accommodation is in Rio we went searching on the internet for a small quaint town in the south to spend 3-4 days, and with its historical centre and access to beautiful beaches, Paraty is an absolute gem!
It sits 5 hours south of Rio (a drop in the ocean compared to most of our bus journeys) and regular buses take the drive along the spectacular coastline. There are so many gorgeous bays surrounded by ...
... Henrik and Eric for the final time before they return to Sweden. We arrive at our hostel only to find the electricity on the whole island is out. Not a great start, but not a problem. I ask for room 103 (the Swedish guys say it is the best room) and am led through the now candle lit hallway to the room. The view is amazing. The room is the only one in the hostel with a balcony and the hostel backs onto the sea so the view is of the main bay. Some places on the island ...
... to create the bay which was really shallow all the way out. You could walk out to islands 2 km away and still have the water level below your waist. One of the evenings myself and two other girls did this. We got to this island with a rugged home on it after an hour of trekking through the clayey bottom of the bay. We snapped a few photos with one of the girl's waterproof camera but didn't stay long, as the owner came out and started yelling at us ...