Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 82
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South of the border
After our adventures we feasted on a dinner of spicy crab dips, prawns cooked with mangoes and a delicious fish stew - a cuisine as VITAL STATISTIC S: Brazil Costa do Sauipe At l ant i c Ocean Flight time: 10 hours Visa: Not required by UK citizens but passports must be valid for at least six months.
In the early morning cool of the next day I strolled along the deserted beach - the only things on the sand, apart from my footprints, were the tiny, almost translucent crabs that darted back and forth in front of the breaking waves. To get a feel for the place and to learn how Brazilian eco-tourism works, I joined one of the jeep tours that are run with the co-operation of local farmers and villages.