Monday we took a boat over to Praia Pouso and walked the short trail to Praia Lopes Mendez.
A couple pictures around Ilha Grande from the boat.
When we got to Lopes Mendez, it was almost totally deserted! Three kilometers of natural beach pretty much to ourselves for the day wasn't too bad!
Eric is highly entertained by my growing belly these days! He thinks it is funny that now even when I lie on my back, it still pokes out. I find the resemblence between my belly and the mountain behind me rather disturbing . . . ;)
Not a bad view for the day!
After spending most of the day in the water and in the sun, we found a shady spot under some trees to enjoy a late afternoon nap.
Tuesday we spent most of the day on a snorkeling trip to Lagoa Azul along with a couple other stops around the island.
The aptly named Lagoa Azul (Blue Lagoon) above and below. We got to see lots of interesting coral and fish while snorkeling.
Tuesday afternoon we took a boat back over to the mainland and hopped a bus back to Belo Horizonte overnight. Despite being quite tired when we got back (sleep on a bus isn't exactly the most restful), it was a fabulously relaxing four day mini-vacation!