a Monday in February   wrote:

Hiding in Cochabamba

I spent my time in Cochabamba in fear. Firstly there was the Spanish lessons and secondly it was carnival. During this time no gringo especially ladies are safe from attacks of water balloons and spray foam. We also got lost in the biggest market ever. We stumbled into the witches section that was filled with […]

a Friday in February   wrote:

Bananna Splits

We stayed in a hotel with a wonderful name in Santa Cruz. However, we were confused to why it is a tourist destination. Maybe we missed something but there did not seem much to see or do. We made up for our disappointment by eating ice cream for two days.

a Saturday in February   wrote:

Pantanal bites

We timed our visit to the swamps between Brasil and Bolivia perfectly to match with with mosquito season. When our jeep arrived an English guy jumped out screaming ‘Don’t go, it’s carnage!’ making us want to run away. Some more calm German tourist then explained it was bad but still worth going whilst the English […]

a Thursday in February   wrote:

More gorgeous waterfalls

Deep inland in Bahia lies Chapada Diamantina a national reserve that the Brazilian government has forgotten about, here we meet local wildlife protector and guide Puma. Puma takes us for a small hike through the wonders of Diamantina, the suns scorching heat beating at our backs as we hiked through razor sharp canyons and rocky […]

a Thursday in February   wrote:

A little black Dog

Before leaving we dive into the calm black logoon, the falling water makes delicate music. New arrivals scrabble over the rocks, these shouting strangers jump into the cold water. A small black puppy whimpers left cold and wet, only to stop when his owner returns. After absorbing the stunning falls for another moment, we turn […]

a Sunday in February   wrote:

Salvadors beating soul

Walking down the streets of Pelourinho we’re greeted by the drumming of a samba bateria, people dancing all around, rounding the next corner and an extraordinary battle of breakdancers unravels. After a cooling passion fruit juice, a large group of capoeristas start playing angola to a full bateria and a jazz saxophone on the main […]

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