Pousada Agua Viva
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... around at both end of Pouso for a while, admiring the views.
When I got to LM was a bit underwhelmed initially as the first bit of the beach was packed, wavy and had infrastructure, a "must-have" it seems from all Brazilian beach reviews – they want a chair, parasol, fresh water shower, car park and tab, then to settle in for the day!! Admittedly, in this instance it was only lifeguards & food/drink stalls – the walk there will have put off the real ...
We had booked
on the all day speed boat island tour which left at 10:30 am. It was a very
fast boat which took us to 5 different stops covering about a third of the
islands coastline emphasising how big it is. Our first stop was the Blue Lagoon
made famous in the terrible Brooke Shields movie of the same name. It wasn’t
really a lagoon but a shallow bay which had some nice coral and a range of
tropical fish in fairly ...
... its own individual charm. The green mountains. The golden sands. The fantastic people. Brilliant.
Things we have learned
1. Constantly calling the statue 'Christ the Reindeer' is not funny. And David should stop this immediately
2. How to make a caipirihina
3. In Portuguese to say 'thank you' men say 'obrigado', not 'obrigada' which David has been saying and apparently makes him sound very camp to the locals!
We have finally arrived at our last stop! It is hard to believe, but at the same time, very exciting. When I get to the end of a trip, I always start looking forward to getting home and getting back into a normal routine and this trip is no exception. But first, we have some things to see and do here in Rio. We arrived on Thursday afternoon from B˙zios at around 3 pm and it was a rainy day in Rio, which was a bummer. We checked into the hostel and got organized and ...
... As he was being patted down, the security guard noticed something on robs leg. We quickly realised that this was the 'passport pocket' we were both wearing. These are secret pockets that you (or your mum in our case) sew into the inside of your trousers to keep your valuables extra safe. Trying to explain this to a french man however was not so easy! He stared blankly at us as we tried to explain and asked Rob to show him. Rob began to undo his trousers which the ...