Ah Paraty, the colonial darling in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Flanked by dense jungle, gushing waterfalls and the impressive Costa Verde. Despite the ankle twisting cobbled streets, this little gem of a town charmed the pants out of us.
A string of bad luck, poor timing and late decision making resulted in a pretty turbulent few weeks for us in Northern Brazil. These past two weeks saw us leaving Taiba and heading north still, all the way to Jericoacoara (Jeri).
I was becoming more and more curious after I’d asked friends for their Budapest sightseeing advice when the majority of their responses involved the words ‘just walk around’. I didn’t really know what to expect, but on all accounts, I knew it was going to be a city unlike any I’d been before.