Pousada Da Condessa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... square, cooked at home (you have no idea how good this is!), read books while swinging gently in hammocks in the cooling afternoon breeze in our courtyard, drank draft beer at a cute bar decorated in Art Deco style and craft beer at a local microbrewery overlooking the canal.
On our walks along beaches and on jungle forest paths we delighted in the wildlife, spotting hummingbirds, vividly coloured finches and ...
... The next time we met was at 7:30pm for our evening meal. Hayley and I opted for steak again and then we all converged on the local churro van. Now these things are absolutely delicious. Made from a fried donut type dough (think Scarborough donuts!) they are dipped in a cinnamon sugar and then injected (yes you read right!) with the sauce of your choice- we tried the chocolate and caramel. Oh my goodness they are divine. The churros are ...
... appear and ask for permission to punch him in the abs. Steve appears from nowhere. Enter Frankie. I haven't seen someone this ******, friendly or over-excited in a long time. He's like an over-energised puppy dog. There's a Facebook page called 'when you meet someone who is as drunk as you are and you immediately become best friends'. It was that. We talk and the Norwegians are too friendly for me and Steve's normality but it's great. We all follow some locals for some reason, ...
... and just couldn't get it. Another day all the people on our tour did a boat cruise with all you can drink caipirinhas. It started at about 11 o'clock and lasted until 5. There was another group of retired people who were out-partying the younger crowd. We stopped at three beautiful islands to swim and jump on and off the boat. Most people just grabbed a caipirinha and a pool noodle and floated in the water (clear and beautiful this time!). Our last night ...
... and this only enhanced the colonists/Indian divide. The Indians who didn't die at the hands of the colonists would often die form European diseases. In the 17th century the Africans arrived as slaves - seen to be better workers and less susceptible to the European diseases, but did resist slavery.
Over the centuries, like in most South American countries there has been unrest between the colonists rule and ...