Pousada Farol do Morro
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... Tinhare, capital of the island group, for refuelling.
Had to fight of the wheelbarrow toting touts (taxi!) who are just as pushy but no vehicles allowed except the ambulance & dust carts – in Boipeba there was a high speed water ambulance. The main streets were actually cobbled, so all those people with their wheely suitcases could have managed the steep hills.
A steep slope headed to the first plaza and it’s inevitable blue & white ...
... was going to make the right hand turn, the car in front of him stopped suddenly! Good thing I was wearing a seat belt, because he stopped to keep from hitting the car in front of him, however the motorcyclist behind us didn't fare so well. I heard a loud THUD, and when I turned around, I saw a guy holding his arm, and trying to pick up his motorcycle. Uh oh...now we were in trouble. I was also a little cautious because you hear about these types ...
... a half more thankfully - i think I'll have to convince someone to give me cashback.
I finally reached morro around the mid-afternoon and it was well worth the rocky boat trip and the sea-sickness i was feeling. Morro is an island just off the coast of Brazil and it looked like paradise with palm trees, clear blue ocean and golden sand. Its known as the party town of Bahia too, so has a very young backpacking crowd. There is also a no cars rule but as the ...
... times and wandering around the streets for awhile (2hrs!) we found a hostel that wasnt full. Seemed like a fun place as it was a hybrid hostel-nightclub (?).
Sao Paulo doesnt have alot of big attractions but apparently it is a worldwide leader in making great food. Sao Paulo, according to the guidebook, has the best pizza in the entire world, literally better than in Italy. So we obviously we were instantly on the pizza trail after we ...
... On our first day we took a walk around the city visiting the large cathedral, Liberdade which is home to Japan Town, and the Municipal Market. All were fairly dull but worth a quick visit. The most interesting site I guess was seeing the prostitutes and their (gangster) pimp hanging outside the cathedral waiting for "business" at 11am.
On our second day we visited the highly rated Football Museum. The museum was fairly interesting ...