DAY 16-20: Florianopolis; Pousada Pouso do Marujo March 18th 2011 Day 16 was spent trapped on another hefty long journey . When we arrived at the main bus terminal we had to then catch a bus to a smaller terminal to then catch a local bus to our lovely little apartment. It worked out about the same price each as sharing a dorm in a hostel so for 3 or 4 nights me, Laura and Jo had our own kitchen, living room and outside pool...heaven! Plus the woman that runs it ... read more
South America » Brazil » Santa Catarina » Florianópolis Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
Me and Laura are attempting to do our last bit of backpacking before we retire.
India and South America are the chosen destinations.
Fingers crossed we'll be able to eat and sleep somewhere relatively decent on our pitiful budget!! ... full info