Pousada do Corsario
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... was like a beach shack at Mission Beach in the 70s. Big enough to accommodate at least 9 with 2 bathrooms. A challenging kitchen and dubious electrical appliances. So we chose to eat out for all but breakfast. A couple of fantastic evening meals including fish in passionfruit sauce at Dom Marios. Lunched at food by the kilo restaurants - they are common here.
Right now we are in Paraty - an ...
... history combined with nearby forests, waterfalls and a clear emerald-green sea. Paraty Bay is lined with over 65 tropical islands and dozens of beaches.
During our stay we joined a two hour historical walking tour, took another boat tour visiting several beaches, and did a Jeep tour of a couple of waterfalls getting to observe some local flora and fauna. Only a few days is required to enjoy this well preserved ...
... thick cloud and we wonder whether it ever will. It's not cold, but sun would be great right now.
We disembark on the beach and walk to the other side of the beach to relax, play a bit of frisbee and go for a swim. We are then led through the forest towards another beach where our boat is waiting for us and on the way pass the Freguesia de Santana church, Ilha Grande's most religious monument built in 1843.
We then head to the Blue Lagoon, famous for ...
... he got frustrated. He can't speak English! Not again!
Fortunately the other Brazilian in the tour translated some for me. I didn't bother anymore. This wasn't some historical walking tour or something.
Frist stop was a waterhole rope jumping: I saw this massive rope hanging; somebody just grabbed it ilke Tarzan and jumped into that pool of water! I went up the trail. The others cheered me to do it. The guide grabbed ...
... Our menu focused on the Native cuisine of Brazil from the Amazon region and the centerpiece was "heart of palm". I had tasted fresh heart of palm in Peru but didn't realize what a delicacy it was at the time so I was super excited to be able to get to try it again. We ate it roasted and raw as an appetizer and also enjoyed a lovely fish dish that was cooked in a banana leaf with a side of grilled bananas. The menu was pretty simple but the flavours ...