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... with samples of the many different varieties
that are made. All of the waterfalls had
pools that you could swim in and the last two had fantastic, huge, flat rocks
that you could slide down into the pools below.
We watched at the first one, mesmerized, as several young men came
flying down the flat rocks, one accompanied by his dog, no less, and, at the second one, Bill couldn’t stand ...
... the beach have run out of sandwiches by the time hunger sets in so instead we tuck into some banana cake and crisps. Chris, Mark and Jim are further down the beach and when I see them throwing a frisbee to each other, I join in for a while before heading to the sea for another swim.
Before it's time to leave Lucy and Abby join me for one last time in the water. Clouds have now crept into the path of the sun and we take this as a cue to pack up and make our way ...
... we went up that surf rock instead! "Tranquilo" he said, "Relax." All I could think of was, I'm g'na slip backwards with my head down first! Being the dancer that I am, I managed to maintain my balance while having a good feel of the ground, which spots to step on which parts to avoid -- and safely made it to the top!
Fourth stop, was lunch right next to another waterfalls. I was happy to have my grilled fish, frijoles with arroz ...
After visiting the heavenly Chapada Diamantina, we took the Brazilian highroads to go south. Not all of them are without danger, as there are mostly only two lanes, and truck drivers like to overtake each other without knowing what's arriving on the other side of the hill. We drove for hundreds and hundreds of miles between the green hills of the vast Brazilian countryside, until we were completely sick of it. We met some of the nicest people when we asked ...
... it or know it... I find this rather bizarre as most meat in grills is seasoned with pepper. We are having pepper withdrawal! I would quite happily cover most food in pepper and hot sauce, neither is forth coming here sob sob Creature watch: More Mosquitos! A rooster that literally came half way up my thigh it was that large. We had to walk around it as it scared us too much. Chickens just shouldn't be the size of medium dogs! Dogs and more dogs. Some homeless, some ...