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Oct 26, 2005 - Ilha Grande

Oct 19: After a fairly restful night on the coach, we arrive at a little port town on Brazil's coast, and board our ferry boat for the hour and a half passage to the island Ilha Grande (Big Island). Isla Grande was a penitentiary until 1995- not a bad place to be incarcerated! It has only recently been developed as a tourist destination. There are no cars or other motorized vehicles allowed on the island- there are no roads anyway! Only small dirt laneways meander through the port town of Abraao; when we arrive, someone from our hotel...

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