Pousada do Ouro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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It was with some regret that I left Rio - I've liked every city I've visited over the last few months (with the notable exception of San Jose) but Rio really is very special. Definitely my favourite. At lunchtime I jumped into a crowded coach full of teenage backpackers who were just starting a 3 month trip that included Brazil, Argentina, Chile …
... about or even recognising. The links with the freemasons and the Portuguese were very interesting facts about the town and its unique design. We realised by the end of the tour that this town is a very unique place. We then joined the group at a sea food restaurant for tea. We had a nice meal of large fish steaks for two with mashed potatoes which went down very well. Again a night of loud musical entertainment heard loudly from our room sent us eventually to ...
... to the full Atlantic, the sea is the perfect temperature. With more friends flocking to the island we decided to get out whilst we could and avoid the public school bandwagon and head off to the Iguazu falls. With Tad and his gang heading onto Rio for carnaval, and Vicci Bish doing the same; we will probably find ourselves alone for a while, which probably isn't a bad ...
... I really enjoyed Rio. And I really usually don't like big cities. Rio though as big and crazy as it is has character and in different areas don't feel like in a city. It's pretty clean compared to many places and once out of the central has a different feel. Have the city, beach, parks and lots to do. Ahh Brazil you have surprised me.
Got to Ilha Grande almost at 4 pm. Checked into the hostel which was right beside the dock which is good as long walk down the beach to town. More ...
... island, it took us maybe 5 minutes to find our "pousada" (or local BnB in Brazil-speak), Pousada Telhado Azul (which means Blue Roof in Potuguese) - the village is really that tiny. And apparently it is illegal to expand the village any further. Needless to say, the place survives on tourism. And it helps that the island has some of the best beaches I've ever seen and that this part of the world gets sunshine pretty much 365 days a year. Well, except for the day ...