Pousada do Ouro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Our night in lapa was a success salsaing/sambering the night away with californians, british and brazilians. it was a real experience to dance in their language and the locals led us around the dance floor telling us to 'feel the music'. Moving on to Paraty the bus journey by the name of 'easy transfers' wasnt quite so easy. The bumpy ride coupled by the fact we were bordering on the delirious meant the journey felt longer than necessary. Our first night we had a ...
... thick cloud and we wonder whether it ever will. It's not cold, but sun would be great right now.
We disembark on the beach and walk to the other side of the beach to relax, play a bit of frisbee and go for a swim. We are then led through the forest towards another beach where our boat is waiting for us and on the way pass the Freguesia de Santana church, Ilha Grande's most religious monument built in 1843.
We then head to the Blue Lagoon, famous for ...
... much. This time I tucked my legs up more on impact, and softly hit the sand with my bum. Much safer technique, and I got an awesome photo out of it! Myself, Steph, Christine and Corrine decided we were going to swim out to a little flat rock, about a hundred meters out from the boat. Getting onto the rock was harder than we had imagined, as you either had to climb on rough coral or use your upper body strength to haul yourself up over the sharp edge. Christine (a bit ...
... and humidity is topping the charts, we couldn't resist. We tried the Acai ice cream and it was quite good! Chocolate is still the winner in any country, though.
That night we were back on the colonial streets searching for more Havaianas sandals and had dinner in a nice place called Paraty 33 where the live band played classic Bossa Nova as we sipped on our caipirinhas.
... we ventured out to a nearby beach party.
My last full day in Paraty was my first day of doing next to nothing, partly due to the first sign of bad weather. With my energy levels restored, a big group from the hostel went out to a nightclub and mixed with the locals until the early hours of the morning. The tequila shots seemed like a terrible idea the next morning when faced with a twenty hour bus journey to ...