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Alcantara House  
   

Alcantara House

Atsuko in one of the abandoned houses.
Marooned :-((((

September 9th 2009
Yesterday we took a trip from Sao Luis to Alcantara which is a bit over 20km away by boat - the only way to get there. There were a handful of passengers for the crossing which was a bit choppy - a swell of ~2m and whitecapped waves - but only a bit over an hour so not too bad. Alcantara is an interesting place and great for a day trip. It was built in the 18th century, fell into decay, is now bei ... read more
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