Travel Blogs from Paraty
... sits, there are more remote beaches dotted around the island reached only by treks or short boat hops. The furthest of which is called Lopes Mendes, a 2 1/2 hour trek through steep jungle to a huge expanse of pristine white sand. Feeling adventurous we set off early and followed the questionable signs, leading to questionable paths! The humidity was outrageous and on hearing an unidentifiable screeching, our gung-ho attitude started to ...
... well and truly experienced the Pantanal from all perspectives.
With our bellies full of free Pantanel cuisine we set off for Bonito, the ecological capital of South America. A five hour drive once seemed like a long drive, now, in comparison, that was a short one.
The award winning snorkelling tour in Bonito wasn't an included activity but our leader, rightly so, said it was a must do optional extra. There aren't many places left in the world that a mandatory shower ...
... town had collapsed this morning. The locals had been trying to fix it all day with no luck, so we had to backtrack all the way to Sao Paulo and come round a different way – we turned back about 3pm and finally arrived at Paraty around 9pm! Poor Simon had been driving all day and dropped us off and headed back in to Rio, he looked knackered and has had a cold so am sure it ws the last thng he needed – its about 5 hours from Paraty too but he wanted ...
... made good time to our first stop, Paraty's 'mud beach'. Walk a couple of metres into the sea off this beach and you quickly understand the name. Within 5 minutes were were covered from head to toe in decomposed mangrove detritus! Looking like characters from a Lord of the Rings film we posed for photos on the beach and attempted to get as much of the mud off as possible in the sea.
Our next stop was the mangroves around one ...
... s’en va !!
Retour sur la plage ou nous rejoindrons nos compagnons de
chambre de l’auberge pour un narguile sur la plage.
Le soir rien de special ne se passe sur Paraty, donc on
prepare un bon dinner et des sandwich pour le lendemain car on doit se lever a
Tout d’abord on oublie les sandwich prepare la veille
ensuite on prend le bus pour Sao Paulo ou nous n’y resterons qu’une soiree
parce que ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking