San Marino Maceio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... to town in time for the next departure so not until 8.10am could I leave for the next terminal (integraciao) for the 9am departure. Looked at other options on the north coast, but was the same story and continuing on to Recife not possible until 10am, so gave up and had a couple of espressos until 8.10am.
The bus covered ground I’d already covered, then once I’d changed, a tour of ...
... killing me. I lunched in Habibis, a local “Arab” chain and lingered as long as possible – all this walking in the blazing sun with heavy daypack was killing.
The afternoon was dragging horrendously and despite hanging out at a breezy beach bar where they failed to serve me for more than ½ hour, had to return to kill time in the a/c shopping centre in front of the bus ...
... plants. We passed by refineries and saw tankers waiting off-shore, on our way to our first tourist stop in south Maceio. It was a stop filled with small shops selling local crafts. Dawn spent 2 reals on a colourful knotted thread bookmark that a cute little girl was selling. (She wanted to by a second design from the big brother but I had no change! Doh!) Further on we found a shop that sold all kinds of home decor items...kind of ...
... towns with one main street. After we had checked in we dumped our bags in the room and made our way to the beach. The coastline of Maceió is scattered with reefs, you can take a jangada (like a mini sailboat) about 1km from the shore to a reef with a 'sand platform' which you can stand on and swim around and even get drinks and food in the water. It is best to visit at low tide as the water only comes up to your waist and is clear. Unfortunately ...
... supermarket or the spanish potatoes from kake. Coconuts were cheap at the beach, about 4 reals and the girls wear almost nothing sometimes. But time was too short to do a lot. The only excursion was to barra de sao miguel, a nice town were some marathon or something took place. Just to find the right bus in the center of maceio took me about an hour. But there, the port was really nice, tiny beach and small barraca ...