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... of chief barman and ensured that before 10am every one was double parked with a drink in each hand! Suffice to say it was to be a booze cruise! We pulled to the first point where people hopped into the water for a swim. On the beach we saw monkeys and these funny looking guinea pigs. The day progressed and soon we made made our way through cocktails, beers, vodka and even a sandwich or two. It was such a fantastic day and we were really lucky with ...
... for that evening.
Getting back we settled down to a couple of coldies and were treated to our
best meal in Brazil so far which was a traditional slave dish called Feijoada
cooked by one of the other guides. The dish is eaten with rice and was a
mixture of beans, beef and sausage in a stew type sauce. It is reminiscent of
American soul food and at least 2 helpings were had.
They rest of the evening involved more cards, more beers,
... doorways and windows the streets look essentially the same as each other.
Having picked up a few beers we headed back to the hostel by mid afternoon. I found a hammock and cracked into my book "I am Pilgrim". It's pretty engrossing and a set up above what I've recently read. When the sun went down we headed back into town for a look around at night. There is a photography festival on in the town at the moment but the leccture type things in ...
... the players were however playing bare foot. Mikey & I watched for ten catching some raw local talent - Brazilian footwork! They signaled to us to join them so we went in, one on each side. Played a few goals until the courts started to fill up. The style off football was different but classic Brazilian - little passing & lots of one on one challenges. One kid on my team had a few ...
... the Lara Croft lookalike local. Lopes Mendes was the epitome of a great beach; shallow clear waters, white sand so fine it resembled icing sugar and coconut trees lining their way along. Maybe we appreciated it more as a result of the trek, but if this is so then I would happily walk so far to every beach! We were slipping into island life quite easily, beach days, afternoon naps and feasting on fresh fish in candlelit beach restaurants in the ...