Pousada Porto Imperial
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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A word about Brazil - having spent two and a half months in Spanish speaking South America, our ears had become attuned to this language. We had even started to understand a little and respond appropriately. Now we are in Portuguese speaking Brazil. There are some similarities between the two languages but the sound is completely different and we are adjusting to the change and once again experiencing the patient but ...
... no gringos ever order such a normal Brazilian dish; apparently to “be Brazilian” they have Brazilian steak dinner but with fries, never rice and beans...
Spent the rest of the night at the hostel, its the off season in Paraty at the moment so it was quite quiet; lots of restaurants and bars were closed.
The forecast for Wednesday was thunderstorms and it was correct. Me and a few people from the hostel/transfer walked to the pier and ...
... from a beach in paradise - white silky sand against a clear blue sea with the distant sound of waves crashing down onto deeper waters. The most beautiful beach I've ever been to. The tide is more out than in, which makes it easy to make it to a fair distance before the waters are even at chest height. The water temperature is mild and we have no problem staying in, jumping or diving the waves and finding the perfect one to ride back to shore.
The few food stalls ...
... lady came up from the water and screamed "that was awesome!" and went right back up. The natural waterslide was fun too. You sit at the top where two locals give you a push and then slide along about 100 ft of smooth rock surface with water flowing down it into a pool. Sometimes you would gain too much speed and start turning as you slid. There were some locals doing crazy things like gliding the whole way down on their feet. Some tourists tried to ...
... another of Patrick's classic one-liners 'you feel like Oliver standing up there waiting'! Got to go through the town when looking for the ATM and it was so pretty. Old white buildings and cobbled streets, and another cake cart! I wish I had longer there. Dinner was delicious, few drinks and we all played cards on my last night with the group :( Did not want to leave them!
Next Stop: Iguaçu ...