Morro Branco – Natal

Morro Branco – Natal

I considered staying more time in Morro Branco, bouncing around the dunes in a buggy did sound fun, but I just went with the option of a lazy morning. I had a lazy morning, going for a dip in the ocean, another dip in the pool, and catching up with some work. Leaving just after lunchtime meant riding in the heat of the day, but a few short breaks and water bottles filled with icy drinks meant it wasn’t too bad.

I figured I’d get to Aracati, meaning riding about 75km, and stop there

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Fortaleza – Morro Branco

Fortaleza – Morro Branco

I’d arrived in Fortaleza a couple of days earlier than I’d planned, but that hadn’t mattered for my host Auri, and his family (Luciana, Levi, Guillermo and William – a homestay student from the US). I was welcomed in with great warmth which helped me recover from the cheese-induced food poisoning. Auri speaks English very well, but the rest of the time I was speaking in Portuguese. I still don’t speak that well, but Luciana has a lot of patience and so we could speak

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