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... Two women had to hold my arms and lever me up. Then there was nowhere to sit or put my bag down so I felt like I was surfing the bus, it was a bit of a nightmare. I then got the metro and arrived at the bus station in the city of Recife. I was getting a bus in the direction of Natal but I was told to get off at Goiananha which is about 1 1/2 hours before Natal. They said I could then catch a bus from their to Pipa. I arrived in Goiananha after about 4 or 5 hours ...
From Natal we jumped on a public bus 2 hours south to Praia de Pipa. The journey there was beautiful as you drive through plantations, rice fields, dense forest and then get to the Dunes. Pipa is known for its relaxed chill out atmosphere during the day where you can pretty much do any outdoor activity you can think of. At night, it pretty much turns into one big Brazilian street party. Our hostel here was nice although soooooo warm at night as the ...
... shots that were set alight, teaching Brazilians (who spoke no English) international drinking rules, smashing what turned out to be a Brazilian Policeman's drink, twice and meeting a guy who was adamant he was Rachel's future husband, a 6ft 6ish basketball player from Rio who spent the evening calling me his sister-in-law and has decided that the wedding will be in 2 years time and will have lots of Samba....... So save the date ...
... to catch low tide – needs to be to get
over the rocks to Bahia do Golfinhos, Dolphins Bay – of course, there were none
– they like morning high tide and no way was I going for that – my luck with
wildlife is poor. My shoes weren’t up to continuing onto Praia Madeiro but it
didn’t look any better!
Later, collected my Venezuelan bracelet which ...
... that would have been
close to Ponta Negra had I known and then it was another hour backtracking south
down the BR 101 to the turn off.
Only then, did things get more interesting – a pleasant
drive through distinctly Caribbean feeling villages, with all manner of
domesticated animals free roaming and onto the villages overlooking the lagoa
where the must farm ...