Rocinha September 11th 2010 Day 5-10th September
Day 5 began with both of us waking up at 7am (as you all know this is extremely unusual behaviour for my husband!) there was a faulty AC unit outside our window and it kept making a really loud buzzing sound....not good. However we both got up and pottered around for a bit before the hostel breakfast was served. For all of those people who wondering how Ellory would cope ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Leblon Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
Liz & Ellory-who met while working at Discovery Channel, fell in love and decided get married in June 2010. We then had the bright idea of asking for, and getting 6 months off work and decided to spend it in the Southern Hemisphere to avoid the lovely British winter!
We had an amazing time travelling around South America, New Zealand and Australia and arrived back in the UK in February 2011. We ended up blogging extensively about our travels and eventually finished writing on Sunday 12th February 2012. A mere 1 year and 3 days after we finished our journey.
Although it took us ages ... full info