March 27th, 2011
If you're looking to get away from it all, Brazil has just the place: the tropical island of Boipeba. Getting there takes effort: your options are a four-hour odyssey by bus, ferry and speedboat or a flight in from El Salvador in a tiny plane, an experience that the New York Times referred to as "not for the tremulous."
Once you're there, though, the island will reward you with the kind of peace that comes from being someplace beautiful and remote, almost entirely shut away from the outside world.
Charles Levitan, who runs a guesthouse on the island, told the New York Times, “If you can’t live in the moment, this isn’t the place for you,If you need to constantly know the weather forecast, you might want to go somewhere else.”
Activities here include swimming, sunning, snor
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