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Amerigo Vespucci disait : «oh Dieu, si il y a un paradis sur terre, il ne serait pas loin d'ici ».
Cinq siècles plus tard, on peut fièrement dire qu'il a toujours raison.
Ilha Grande est paradisiaque, propre et bien préservée. L'interdiction d'y pénétrer lors des années de la dictature militaire (en raison de la présence d'un pé …
This little island boasts no cars, one of the world's top 10 beaches (Lopez Mendes) a ton of wildlife and a great place to stay. Town is really just one big block so there is little chance of getting lost, but still heaps of shopping for those inclined to do so.
our first full day was to trek to Lopes Mendes - only 2 beaches away we thought - in fact it was the third and a 5km hike each way. Swim was hard earned as we scrambled ...
We decided to use 'Easy transfer' to get us to Ilha Grande. This service picks you up from your hostel in Rio and drives you to the port where you are put on their boat to the island. The whole experience was very efficient, taking 3 hours door to door. Much easier than having to get a taxi to the bus station get a bus then get a taxi to the port. It took about 50 minutes to cross the water to the island. The island was stunning, a mass of green trees and scattered ...
... which is still used to transport water to Abraão, where we saw some marmosets in the trees. We continued our hike to the waterfall where we joined about 30 other people bathing in the water. It was nice. Really scenic and the water was pretty warm.
We walked a little further until we got to another beach where I fell asleep again. We were there for a few hours before walking back to ...
... to take the long hike to the waterfall which was a pretty hard slog and took a lot longer than expected. Another cold shower followed and then fortunately most of the way back was downhill. When we got back we went with the group to watch a Capoeira training. This is the traditional Brazilian dance/ martial arts developed from the African slaves. It was very different where the moves looked very choreographed. They ...