Northern part of Santa Catarina Island.
The fortress is located in the red circle.
Jurerê is located right from the circle;
Daniela is located on the peninsula (left).
On our way to Jurerê, in order to visit Fortress São José da Ponta Grossa, there was a lot to be seen. We not only observed the green hills and the coastline, but also a great number of beach houses. I am almost sure that many Brazilians will be amazed by the sight of the following beach houses:
Giant beach houses, in late afternoon.
Unusual in Brazil: a house with four floors.
Many beach houses are painted in pastel colors
Even sky blue!
The houses appear to have a ‘neo-colonial’ style
Also not usual in Brazil: well-kept gardens
in front of the houses.
There is no fence or gate; it must be quite
(The photographs were taken from a riding bus, behind the window. Therefore, the poor quality of the images)