Aqui e Para Ti
Travel Blogs from Paraty
... trying to sell them in Brazil without paying taxes on them. Those naughty brazilians. After Iguassu we arrived in Paraty where I enjoyed my first dip in the ocean in 7 months and also had a fun relationship with a pool noodle. We are now in Ilha Grande, an amazing island in Brazil where the locals are friendly and chilled and the beaches have beautiful crystal blue water and white sand. We did a 2.5 hour hike today to get to this secluded beach, which is said to be one ...
... Just makes you think. Dave, (who does have the expensive rabies vaccination) could easily have been the first one to the island. Thankfully for the German, we were in a spot with a hospital near by. He needed 5 shots over a few weeks. Due to the remoteness, not all the hospitals he went to over those few weeks actually had the shots available. In my opinion, that is why the vaccination debate is a no brainier.
A personal journal is a great place to vent. An online blog ...
... The locals brought us into a cave behind the waterfall.
Between the waterfalls Pablo brought us
to a local distillery to learn about the local traditions and drink.
We got to sample some of the drink. It was lovely but very strong.
Even the small tasting shots were blowing the heads off us. They had
all sorts of flavors, mango, banana and chocolate and chilly to name
The last waterfall area ...
... our trip, I think we'd have happily stayed in Paraty. Its a beautiful town full of friendly people (except the asian fella selling coxhinias outside the bus station).
Sadly, as we found out tonight Paraty isn't full of amazing restaurants. Hungry and desperate for somewhere reasonable to eat we chose an all you can eat buffet. We piled our plates up, sat down, took two bites ...
Arrived in Paraty in the afternoon, spent the day wondering around the small quaint town. It's very friendly, with cobbled streets and a nice quiet vibe.
Went for a coffee and Dom had a cigar in the late afternoon, before heading out for food with the group. The food in Brazil is pretty standard everywhere; meat, chips and rice. Tasted very good
Next day we had a fairly early start, about 10am for a boat party ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center