Travel Blogs from Rio Caribe
... The "capitano" was a young lad called Angel – went past several lovely empty beaches and some hidden rocks on the way to the picture postcard palm lined crescent that appears in most adverts. Nice beach and plenty of palms to hang out under. Water was clear and cool and pretty calm, though it had been lumpy getting there. Unfortunately it was full of pica pica, I think they call them sea wasps, stinging micro-organisms – ...
... 8211; you think there would be some controls to prevent overfishing and
control the size of fish caught otherwise they will be in trouble in the future
– all that salted ray will only last so long!
Snake oil was also on sale, good for all that ails
apparently though there didn’t appear to be many getting sucked in by the wild
Stopped for juice and what passes for coffee in a lot of
places – sweetened black stuff in tiny ...
... 8211; gave the upper Castillo a miss – was
closed anyway and couldn’t get into the lower one next to the church as they
said it was in too poor a state of repair.
Porpuesto to the terminal though the driver reluctant to put
my stuff in the boot – not logical as I was going to the final destination so
was no hassle.
No bus so had to take a porpuesto (had to pay 1bsf for a
ticket for the privilege – whatever next!?) for the, at ...
... and to have a look down at the town.
The following morning charlie and his friend picked us up and took us to the surrounding areas.
We were all on motorbikes and the first stop was a place called pui puy.
It is the nicest beach i have ever seen! It was so peacefull and scenic, i am sure i could happily live there!
For lunch we went to a locals house and there they let us try different fruits and even the cocoa bean (rio caribe used to be one of the largest coco ...
... their quarter. boys with machine guns were my security. they were really nice. talked to me, gave me food, invited me to stay longer.
i enjoyed the beach next morning, but due to the tense situation (for the others, not for me) i decided to leave.
there would be many more beaches to enjoy on my way back to rio on the brazilian coastline.