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Travel Blogs from Paraty
... Sao Paulo and then a second 11 hour bus from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis which ended up being closer to 14 hours. Since I started traveling by bus I've learned that you pretty much add at least 2 hours to the total time of the trip to get a more realistic idea of how long the trip will be. I ended up sitting next to a Scottish girl on the bus out of Paraty and was able to book the seat next to her again on the ...
... to sort before the World Cup and Olympics, as it is very off putting - wood & leaves etc are fine, but plastic and rubbish is not nice. However a few of us got in at every opportunity, despite it being quite cold. The beaches are more like coves and I am sure if the weather was better Ilha Grande would have been a better experience. Photos will hopefully describe the scenery. ...
... bump, which is pretty frequently.
This place reminds me of Spain, cobbled streets, white buildings (very square - that was for you bear!) with brightly coloured doors and window frame and very European feeling. Its pouring with rain again and we have spent the evening at a beach bar watching the rain in the sea, very tranquil. Saw a couple walking along the beach together all romantic under a brollie. Forecast is rain for the next 7 ...
Saturday 4th August - Ilha Grande
Today we walked 2.5 hours through the bush to Lopez Mendes Beach on Ilha Grande - said to be one of the nicest beaches in Brazil. I really enjoyed the walk, it had patches of quite steep uphill and then down, felt good just to get a good decent bit of rigorous exercise. Mark had the flu so he struggled a bit and Kassie wasn´t feeling too great either, which was a bit stink for them. We got to the beach at about midday and we had brought some ...
... a lot quieter than the beach so we headed straight out there. Having to wade out to the ferry off shore, we hoisted our bags above our heads, and took off our flip flops and any other clothes we didn't want to get wet, jumping off again into shallower waters when we made it to the island. Over here the water was clearer it seemed than the main beach, there we less people and therefore it seemed much more relaxing. The three of us spent most of our time ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet