Sagu Mini Resort
Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande
... all prepared for it. We therefore caught a boat taxi from the next beach back to our little town.
The following morning we had our last breakfast at our little hostel and checked out early in order to catch the ferry back to the mainland and continue our journey to Paraty. We did this with Helen and Jodie, who as it turned out were travelling the exact same journey as us for the next week or two - nice to have their company :).
... 40mins to ilha grande. The hostel we are staying at has its own jetty so we got dropped off outside our door and were met by Fred the hostel owner! A proper throw back from the 70s.... Lived to relax and drink! Superb guy to run such a place. He showed us the good places to eat and talked us through the variety of boat trips we could do tomorrow! Our room is lovely and clean and has an ac unit.... All you ...
... of archaeological evidence of human existence. The Tupi were hunter-gatherers who were known to practice cannibalism. This was evidenced in large shell mounds, bonfires, burial sites and man sharpener-polisher stones still visible on the island to this day.
The Portuguese arrived in the beginning of the 16th century and immediately began exploiting the Brazilwood tree. Over the first century of Brazilwood traffic an estimated 2 ...
... 90īs a period of renewal occurred and the islandīs ecotourism industry was launched.
We stayed in slightly dingy but cheap 10 bed dorm and by a rather dumbfounding coincidence happened to be sharing the room with 3 girls from Norwich whom Talia had known growing up as a kid. On the first day we decided to trek to the islandīs most celebrated beach, Lopez Mendes, considered by many to be one of the best beaches in the whole of Brazil. As we approach the entrance to ...
... car or bike.
For lunch we went to a Turkish place, and my lunch was so nice, I finished everyone elses too! oh memories of Thailand........i must be careful eating in groups.......i will get so fat.
The group all went by public bus to a waterfall and nearby cashassa factory. The water fall was as pretty as expected, but at the bottom, rather than a fall the water ran over a steep, smooth, massive boulder, and the ...
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