Travel Blogs from Florianopolis
We arrived late into Flor, having spent most of the afternoon at the airport in Sao Paulo. Also known as the world's boring airport with little to offer in the way of food, shopping or anything else. BY the time we left SP it had started to rain, and it rained for most for most of the 1 hour flight south. Martina was waiting to meet us when we arrived. Gustavo and his nice girlfriend, Andrea, were waiting in the car. It was great to see them. We first met Gustavo and Martina ...
... us. It turned out to be a really beautiful evening which resulted in some night swimming in the lake and then some samba lessons on the balcony near the fire. We didn't get home til very late and were lucky enough to have someone drive us so we didn't have to try and get taxis at that hour. We were all walking on a cloud when we arrived home at how amazing and magical the spontaneous evening was. Little did we know there was more to come! Gabriel, the owner of our hostel, ...
... sun!!! We finally made it to the top! Stacy and I went first.... I went hurtling down the dune, gathering speeds of I think at least 30mph!!!! As I got to the bottom I clearly wasn't stopping and it dawned on me I hadn't quite contemplated how I was going to stop... So without thinking my immediate reaction was to just leap off of the sand board, which is exactly what I did! It turns out that was not the wisest idea at the speed I was going as I face planted the sand with great ...
... as they did not want to have a bar of the ****** dry food that Jaclyn was offering them. The next day was quite uneventful as the rain from the previous day continued to pour into the following evening, however, it cleared up enough for us to go to a pre-carnival party in the streets of the city centre of Florianopolis. We managed to get lost and stumble across a nice local who had tried to help us out at the bus station a couple of days earlier, and being the ...
... time because one is an extremely silly 8-month-old German shepherd who likes to jump on everybody. Her name is Tequila and she seems sweet, but totally rambunctious and disobedient.
Today I took the bus downtown to the historic center, but absolutely everything -- including cafes -- was closed. At least I could see the central square and cathedral from the outside, but the place was practically a ghost town. I was a bit surprised, given ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility