Pousada Magia Verde
Travel Blogs from Paraty
... to really, really rain. This was a proper tropical storm. We decided to wait it out and went for some lunch at a small cafe on the beach. The food was really tasty, and it played some pretty cool music too. The rain stopped so we made a dash to get home. Less than 5 minutes into our 30 minute walk the heavens opened again. We got absolutely soaked! We made sure we gave the rest of our tour group who decided to stay in today a hug! After a very satisfying shower we went with the ...
... a crummy experience.
The great thing about the hostel was free breakfast on the beach! They were extremely slow to replenish food and we had to get in early in order to get a decent feed, but nothing could top the location - the Geko Hostelīs own bar was situated on the sand with tables and chairs in the shade of trees out the front. We spent our first full day getting a bus to the tobogin falls, which was an effort in itself - no one could tell us where ...
... over to a nearby village 25km south of Paraty, Trinadade which is said to have some incredible beaches. The bus ride in itself was quite an experience, with easily over a hundred people packed on to a bus which had 48 seats. On the bus we got talking to a couple, Lucy and Steve who were in Brazil for a 2 week holiday, whom we ended up spending the day with. We walked along the many beaches which were beautiful but in our opinion did ...
... Craig manned up and got involved with some good rope swinging and jumping in the pools (though nearly suffered from hyperthermia afterwards) while Kate cowered in her micro-fleece taking photos, or trying to.
We also visited a couple of cachaca distilleries; one old fashioned distillery showing how they used to make it by hand, and one of the modern distilleries which makes some of the most popular local varieties. We got to taste the wide array of flavours ...
... and they will not help. They suggested that the river would rise and the dog would just get out that way. A little while more passes and the river is indeed rising, the poor dog is now shivering and seeming to be rapidly losing energy. I then went to a man sweeping the street, thinking...a man could lift the dog out! But again with no Portuguese I have to bark to help him understand that there is a dog stuck in the river. His response was (as he kept sweeping) ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility