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Travel Blogs from Paraty
... to a beach area that had a spectacular setting, unfortunately the weather did not play its part so we ended up getting in the ocean to be warmer than on the beach in the rain. Our final day in Paraty we spent the day on a 'booze cruise' around the many wealthy islands, some of which are private islands. The water was fresh but was still warm enough to swim in. All you can drink caipirinha's made for an interesting and really enjoyable ...
... gesture. The first day the group headed out on a sail boat big enough for 40. The islands we were sailing around felt very much like Halong Bay in Vietnam. Misty clouds wrapped around the deep green forests. As it's rainy season the heavens let loose on our walk to the boat. By the time we set sail (motoring) the clouds cleared but left a misty feeling as we headed for a day of tinkering around the hundreds of Brazilian Islands on the Brazilian coast, stopping at a few for a swim in ...
The days are getting hotter and hotter
since we arrived. By 8am this morning it was already 25°. On the
boat we managed to get the top deck mostly to ourselves with lots
of sun cover. The running joke in the hostel is the Irish's fear of
the sun. To be fair, I think they were right. The boat trip
out was great and we stopped at 4 different ...
... stuff we're still going to see even before the end of this year! Let alone the next 15 months!! The hostel was only a 10minute walk from town and is across the road from the beach. Paraty as a town is so beautiful! It's a picturesque little colonial town, with multi coloured fishing boats and shop fronts of all colours and patterns. It also felt very safe and relaxed. Ideal for us leisurely ...
... br> For the german readers also a link to an interesting article about Paraty.
http://www.faz.net/aktuell/reise/fern/b rasilien-am-ende-des-goldwegs-1680023.h tml
On May 14th we did a boat trip to see some islands, nice beaches and having some jumps into the water, besides that it was Caipi-for-free... So guess how many people suffered from headache the day after ;-)
I am totally fine, no headache.