hey people, this is one of the photos from the Brazilian side of the falls. WAs so amazing being there after talking about it for all this time, truley spectacular! My main adventure for this side of the falls was to do some absailing down the falls, or repelling as they know it, you should´nt really think about these things just do them! Was absolutely bricking it but was worth it, took about 40 mins to do the whole drop to the bottom of falls, stopping my...
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Arrived in Bonito, mooched around the town on first day, checking out the wierd phone booths! Went swimming in the water falls near the campsite, the water is so amazingly clear, really beautiful.Second was the main event so to speak, snorkelling in the worlds clearest waters. You get kitted out in you very tasteful wet suit, check out the photo! Because the area is preserved you can only float along the water and are not allowed to touch the bottom because it ma...
After along drive to get here, this place is amazing. Went on a boat ride down the Red River to spot a bit of wild life, loads of camen crocs around! Then there was a choice to go swimming in the same water as them, why not! Came out with alllombs as well! Totally eco friendly, wildlife like you would not believe and so tranquil. Sleeping in a hammock for 3 nights was also great, if not a little dangerous after too many beers round a camp fire! First in the agend...
Well today am on the move again, leaving this lovely town of Paraty and heading 1600km across Brazil towards Patanel. Tonight is freestyle camping, meaning the truck just pitches up anywhere, no facilities (getting used to that!). Climbed/cycled yet another mountain yesterday, chasing waterfalls, and found a man in the forest who makes his own Cachaca (Brazilian spirit), only me hey! some sampling went on there i can tell you, then down a mountain on a bike! x
hey, arrived at first place of expedition today, Paraty. Camping here for 3 nights, might do a bit of kayaking and biking tomorrow. Weird getting to know 34 poeple and what they do and what their story is, all really good, very content! x