Mountaineering trails lead to numerous surrounding beaches and these will also be reached by boat or toured by way of schooner. Belying its idyllic setting, the island previously served as a prison housing some of Brazil’s most harmful criminals and in the colonial interval, as a spot where slaves, pirates, and lepers all transited. Within the nineteenth century, the island served as a quarantine middle for foreigners making an attempt to immigrate to Brazil.
As I embark upon the climb to the top of the Tor my hands grip tightly to the coarse surface of the lichen coated granite rocks. …» Read more