Pousada OKA da MATA
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Today would be our last day in Pipa. We'd loved Praia do Madeiro so much that we decided to go back there. By 10:25 we'd settled into exactly the same loungers that we'd vacated the evening before. I couldn't accept being so clueless in the surf yesterday afternoon so decided on a second lesson. Sid said she wanted to join me so we went in search of Jonathan. He wasn't available for an hour or so so Do and Annick took two boards and I went out into the surf with them to give them a ...
We've had absolutely fantastic weather everyday on our trip so far but awoke to quite heavy rain this morning. This delayed our move to the beach a bit but luckily it did not go on for too long and allowed us to take a taxi out to Praia do Madeiro. To our amazement this was an even more beautiful beach than the other 3 that we'd been on in Pipa. Absolutely stunning - just how one would describe the perfect tropical beach....>2kms long, fine light ...
... came up for air. It was quite amusing to watch the canoe float out there waiting to spot a Dolphin, and then when they did there was a frantic paddling to get across to where the Dolphin had shown itself, only for it to disappear again. Numerous times I saw the Dolphins come up behind the canoe, out of sight, almost as if they were playing hide and seek. The girls did get some good sightings though. After a while I swapped with Annick and ...
... the surfing fraternity. From then on it slowly grew out into a well established tourist spot popular more with Brazilian tourists than with international travellers. Even though hundreds of pousadas have grown up like mushrooms out of the dunes along with touristy shops, bars and restuarants, it has managed to retain a lot of its old charm and feel. There is one main street in Pipa which, unlike Bonito's tourist trap, had a lovely feel to it. Pipa is ...
... wind and the river was like a mirror. The school boat puttered past us and disappeared around the corner, leaving only ripples in its wake. As these ripples subsided and and the sky got lighter we spotted new ripples arising from the center of the river. An Amazon Dolphin and her baby had arrived, their noses, heads and fins popping up periodically as they moved in gentle circles catching their breakfast. As they sun started to peek above the ...