Pousada do Ouro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... of Mortein and a mosquito net over the bed) and no internet (long relaxing breaks in an exquisite little bookshop cafe with wi-fi, herbal tea and good, strong coffee).
Wandering the streets of the "Centro Historico" we were reminded of Colonia del Sacramento, the Uruguayan town we had visited back in January. The narrow roads are heavily cobbled, in that the cobblestones are large rocks, making walking ...
... is a protected area, with most of its territory included in Ilha Grande State Park, and the rest subject to stringent development restrictions. There is no cars or roads on the island which features over 150 km of hiking trails connecting the handful of coastal villages which can only be reached by boat. The island is experiencing an increasing flow of international eco tourism, with many companies offering sight-seeing trips to the various beaches, trails and ...
... to sort before the World Cup and Olympics, as it is very off putting - wood & leaves etc are fine, but plastic and rubbish is not nice. However a few of us got in at every opportunity, despite it being quite cold. The beaches are more like coves and I am sure if the weather was better Ilha Grande would have been a better experience. Photos will hopefully describe the scenery. ...
So day four - apologies I got bored when I was writing t'other one due to it seeming like a essay (A* muchos gracias) So Thursday...Thursday, Thursday. So we are up and at it early as usual ready and booked to go for a snorkel around Ilha Grande. Ready with our expert equipment we are on a 'yacht' and with concerns it would be busy we were surprised to find about 30 other people on so we kicked back, stripped off and set sail. ...
Today was our first full day in Paraty and we are loving it here. It is soooo picturesque. The cobbled streets, the colourful buildings, the amount of flip flop shops for me!! ;0)
We spent most the day on a boat, stopping off at about 5 different coves for snorkelling and swimming. The water wasn't actually that warm but I was determined I was going to do a dive off the side of the boat. I succeeded but ...