The Island Experience
Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande
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... dinner we went to Cafe Do Mar as they were doing a Churrasco - a barbecue. We decided against the cocktails for once and chose to spend some more money on food instead. We got steak and 2 huge prawn skewers, which came to 100Rs so not great but not bad. It was definitely worth it! So delicious! It was such a nice setting as well becasue it was under a huge tree that they hang lanterns on, and of course it was by the ...
... us did with particular grace. It was worth it though – the beach was absolutely stunning. After a couple of hours on the beach, we got the boat back to the town which was incredible choppy – Mark was sat at one of the sides but luckily moved before one wave completely covered that side of the boat.
The following day we decided to brave another boat to ...
... long squeaky white sand patch, playing football, snorkelling, paddling and rock climbing. We arrived back in Abraao late afternoon, hammered down some pay-by-weight buffet, of course everyone reaching the 1kg minimum benchmark with relative ease and started knocking back a few cachacas – a strong, white Brazilian liquor derived from sugar cane - at the Swedes hostel. If anyone has tried this national treasure they are aware of how quickly things can turn a charming ...
... bit and got back on the boat to head to the main land and back to Rio. Thank goodness it was not a bad boat ride, pretty calm and only and hour. Finally back to Rio. Seems like we have been gone forever, not just a few days. Amazing how in four hours can be somewhere so entirely different. Back to the hustle and bustle of Rio. And a hotel, with a clean and spacious room in Copacabana. Head out on my flight at 0650 to Lima, then Bogota and finally Cartagena. Will be a long day, ...
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- Swimming pool