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Arrving from a 5 hour bus trip from Rio I was treated to a couple of nights in the most picturesque little beach town called Paraty. The cobblestones on the streetz are so uneven its actually painful to walk very far. The colonial villiage is so well looked after, beautiful whitewashed buildings with horse and carts moving up and down the alleyways.
There Re around 55 surrounding islands and ariund 100 beaches.... I was supposed to do ...
The new adventure has begun. Starting a new tour is kind of like the first day of school. We were excited and a little apprehensive as we met our teachers (in our case tour leaders) and class mates (fellow travellers) while sitting in a classroom (a restaurant). The first night is always a meet and greet and a general tour overview followed by dinner to get to know the group.
Although we booked this trip through Intrepid Travel, the actual overland company taking this tour ...
... to try and help shift the rudder out of the seabed sludge! Such a funny start to the day! Again...we insisted on discount! During the course of the day we drank a few beers and Max the captain smoked about 4 joints and kept playing his wooden flute which he carried everywhere!! So funny! At one point he starts doing Thai Chi on the beach. On the first island he took us on a little tour and all the while playing his flute like the peid piper! The views from the ...
... ending up on the beach again under palm trees and starlight. Not a bad start to the stay in Paraty.
Unfortunately the next day was not kind to us. While on the beach the previous night, we'd seen quite a lot of crabs - this made us decide to walk to an adjacent beach the next day, about a mile down the coast. We got there (escorted by another stray dog or two) and set up camp. It was quite cloudy, but still beautiful. Ignoring all the sage advice ever given to us ...
... we weren't happy!
The next day we took a walk to the fort to have a look at the views of the bay and explored the old town, before getting caught in the most torrential thunder storm. The skies were so beautiful with the lightening, it was like mother nature put on a strobe light show for us in the sky. Walking through the cobbled streets we noticed holes in the sand and then suddenly orange crabs popping out, it was a little a freaky!
We got back to ...