Pousada Arte Urquijo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... four narrow streets coming off which were also packed with people. The whole atmosphere of several hundred people dancing and singing in the heat of the night gave us an experience that will stay with us forever.
We are now in a small, colonial town by the sea enjoying some cool rain after a hot and sweaty start to our tour. If you think we travel a lot, check out this family we met today http://www.overlandingfamily.com/
... a local spirit with a high alcohol content(terrible straight but ok muddled with lime and sugar.)
Around the early 1700's they discovered gold, diamonds, and semi precious stones nearby. Paraty grew in the 18th century as a strategically important port for exporting the gold mined in Minas Gerais. The town was part of the Royal Road, a route used to export gold in colonial times. When shipments in nearby ...
... 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 ...
... No answer. Please try again, I asked. he tried several times, even walked the street asking if anyone knew my host. Failing all that, he had to leave me. I had my luggage with me, and was just in tears out of frustration while thinking and walking, lugging my suitcase towards an "i" sign. Information. Tourist agency. They were nice to me. They lent me their PC and I e-mailed my host. I told her, if she doesn't hear from me, she'll at ...
... arranged to do a cooking class on our last night in Paraty with a Brazilian chef named Yara Roberts. She and her husband operate a cooking school out of their home in the historical centre of Paraty where you can take part in dinner demonstrations or longer cooking seminars. As this was the highlight of the trip for my friend's friend, we knew that we definitely wanted to try and hit up one of these cooking classes and see what it was all about!