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Jan 31, 2016 - 31 January - off to Ilha do Mel, Honey Island

Ok, we had a small pizza last night, not what we'd planned. We'd wanted prawns in a sauce with rice which we'd had a few days ago with our fish dinner but we couldn't make anyone understand that WE ONLY WANTED THE PRAWNS IN SAUCE. Got ip and wet to the pizzeria again where we had another marguerita which was very nice. Walking back to our hotel, we notice the searchlights out again and the electric cables across the road.....not another concert? Anyway, get in, finish the packing as much as we can, have a drink etc and go to bed around...

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Jan 30, 2016 - 28th - 30th January

28th January Rain again! Wasn't raining in the morning initially so walked into town along the river bank at the back of our 'hotel'. Interesting to see how other people live. There were lots of different birds, not sure what they were but we did see a kingfisher although they're yellow here. Saw a lot of crabs too. Some tiny ones with one big arm and claw and others that were red. There's some lovely properties along the far side. Some were being built and we were allowed to be nosey and have a look inside one of them. Very nice, but...

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Jan 27, 2016 - 26 th & 27th January

26th January Caught bus to check the ferry out. We waited for around half an hour for it to arrive. We weren't sure of the time it'd get to our stop although we do know what time it leaves the station. Got on, paid and went to the end where we had to get off and wait for another bus to take us to the ferry. Arrived, checked it out and found that there's 2 ferries depending on where you want to go in the island so it's a good job we sorted that out. It's $R35 each - £7 so ok. Bus journey took about an hour so ages! Got the bus (2 buses)...

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Jan 25, 2016 - 24th - 25th January

24th January Today's the day for a special lunch. We go to the beach for a couple of hours. We have 3 days we have to find somewhere to stay before going back to Rio. We're not staying here! There's a 'concert hall' or something like that and a bar at the end of the street. First night there's a gig. Must have been a big band or something because they had their own big bus. The bar opens at around 8pm and closes at 5am! It's so loud and although you get to sleep because you're tired, I've been waking at 2am and not being able to get back to...

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Jan 22, 2016 - 22 - 23 January

22 January Don't know who's reading this but I apologies for my ramblings. It's always been written so that we can keep some sort of record of our trip. This turned out to be a mammoth day in terms of travelling! Got up really early. Have to catch out train at 8:15am. Early breakfast, check out and taxi arrived at around 7:40. The station's only around a 10/15 min walk but we're taking our luggage. From Morettes we're taking a bus to Matinhos...hopefully. I have checked that there is one but who knows. Get to the station and it's packed!...

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