The Island Experience
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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... the island. Our hostel was a 5 minute walk from the pier which was a god send considering we were very hung over. To try to clear our heads we took a stroll around the cute little town and headed on one of their many walking trails. The loop was 2k, walking in the forest, passing a couple of beaches, some ruins, a viaduct and a natural pool. That evening we enjoyed some local fish stew and headed to bed to get rid of the hangover!
We were in luck! ...
... It happened a number of times!
Another day, Lyndsay and I went for a hike to Cachoeira do Feiticeira, a waterfall within the rainforest. It was beautiful to see the views and nature. Except for the massive snake that went slithering off when it heard us. It was black with bright green and was biiiiig! We got a taxi boat back to our hostel and got ready for the Samba street party that a local guy told us about after hissing at us - I believe it may the equivalent to a wolf ...
... starving & for a laugh Mikey & I ate half of his burger. He walks in about 10 minutes later saying he's just been mugged with a kayaking Oar. Apparently a guy told him he had something, took Kane to his house & then came out with an oar demanding his money! He had 30 Reais on him which they took. Then he returns to his half eaten burger on the bed, lucky he was alright but so many ...
... The view from the window is over the water and is spectacular too! We dumped our stuff, donned our swim stuff and wandered along the beach to find some food as we had not eaten since our rice and fish lunch on the amazon the previous day! All the bars in town are tourist places so everything pretty much is in English and Portuguese. We found a bar and ordered some fish dumplings (recommended by Fred!) and ...
... 90īs a period of renewal occurred and the islandīs ecotourism industry was launched.
We stayed in slightly dingy but cheap 10 bed dorm and by a rather dumbfounding coincidence happened to be sharing the room with 3 girls from Norwich whom Talia had known growing up as a kid. On the first day we decided to trek to the islandīs most celebrated beach, Lopez Mendes, considered by many to be one of the best beaches in the whole of Brazil. As we approach the entrance to ...