You can usually see lighthouses in remote places of astonishing natural beauty. It is the stuff that inspires novels and masterpieces alike, for the symbolic force of its beacon light making paths safe for sailors at night.
The story of the Japanese in Ilha Grande is told in the Outros Caminhos (Other pathways) project. Visitors even get to try the Ilha Grande dashico, a rare spice nowadays, during the soup and broth tasting in some of our itineraries.
Of all the paths we have crossed in our experience, the trap net is one of the most remarkable ones. The technique, introduced by Japanese immigrants in the early 20th century, is still used by many coastal families who live in Ilha Grande Bay.