We got through customs and baggage very quickly and were soon whizzing our way across town to meet my parents and younger sister Aimee, who had arrived from UK the day before! After saying goodbye in London almost 2 months ago we were all very Continue reading
Yesterday I think Buenos Aires had the hottest day in November, one of those ones just before a big thunder storm! Continue reading
Well what an alive and sexy city we find ourselves in! I’m not surprised it’s been nicknamed the small Paris of South America! It’s sort of a mixture of busy Parisian style avenues and streets combined with a passionate Latin American grit! Continue reading
Just sitting at the airport in Rio waiting for our next flight to Buenos Aires, so I thought i’d do a little post to round up our time in Brazil.
Monday we enjoyed our last day in Paraty, we decided to take a quick tour (although in Portuguese!)
We were picked up in a jeep and took a little trip to the native Indian reserve, to see Continue reading
After just 5 days in Paraty I think we have mastered the art of chilling, also know as the art of doing nothing without being bored! We have become so lazy, hanging out in our relaxing jungle home, even forgetting about lunch until 2-3pm! It really is very odd, but also very nice! A welcome break in this crazy 6 months. Continue reading
We’ve been very content relaxing in the hammock watching the beautiful array of birds coming to the birdfeeder, eating the bananas and other fruit we leave out. Continue reading
So after a full week in Rio we packed up our bags, picked up our little hire car (bit of a squeeze fitting us all in, but we did it, we will not be beaten!!!👊) and drove our way down the warm and bumpy coastal road to Paraty. Continue reading
We’ve caught up on some travel schooling, good old maths and English but have also been looking at some new topics, Brazil and the rainforest. Continue reading
After watching the Rio olympics and paraolympics last summer, I think we’ve all been looking forward to our time visiting the city of Rio de Janeiro. However I wondered; would it be as scary as the media makes out…in a word, No! It’s just the most Continue reading
As I type I am sitting in the train station waiting for our Peru rail train back to cusco, after a very exciting, adventurous and dusty couple of days, exploring the hidden lost city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes mountains.
We arrived the day before heading up to Machu Picchu, as everyone here seems to do. The 4 hour train journey from Poray, near Cusco, traveled through the beautiful sacred valley following the rocky river, past corn fields, cattle grazing and small stone Continue reading