Pousada do Ouro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the city centre which has its benefits and its negatives. The downside is that it's a 15 minute walk to the town centre and although my hosts said it would probably be safe to walk at night they couldn't guarantee it so that meant catching taxis. Safety first! I arrived during a massive literature festival so the town was pumping (now I know why it was so hard to find cheap accommodation online). But I'm really glad I stayed where I did. ...
... am meet the girls at their hostel mid-morning. I decided to continue my trip with them towards Iguazzu Falls, a breathtaking waterfall at the border to Argentina and Brazil. We book various buses to Iguazzu and then head to the most amazing beach, which apparently is one of the top ten in the world. First we catch a speed boat, which takes us as close as he can and after agreeing to be picked up at 5pm, hike for around fifteen minutes to the beach. Lopez Mendez beach is all ...
... uphill, 1 hour downhill in the heat - it were hard! Through the jungle we went, hearing the crazy noise of howler monkeys (like a tractor that won't start + a tiger in pain!) and enjoying the jungle abouts us. Finally we got to the lovely quiet little beach after a wander around the quite eary but also quite pretty dios rios abandoned prison (in the 1990s) for a much needed sunbathe before time to head back uphill! The next day ...
... from the hostel to Rio. We got into the minibus and then spent an hour driving around Paraty to pick up lots of other people also going to Rio. Considering how small Paraty is this was an excessively long time. Eventually we set off and a couple of hours later we arrived at the port for Ilha Grande where we swapped minibuses onto one going directly to different parts of Rio (we were going to Copacabana). As this bus journey got under way it began to rain again. ...
... fit right in.
As if signalling the presence of a great evil, our arrival in the town was met by a large thunderstorm which forced us to check into our hostel quickly. Confined to the hostel for a number of hours by the rain, we were gifted some precious time to do some real soul searching (table football, watching world`s most dangerous police chases, re-researching how many kilograms of tortillas the average ...