Beginning of a journey: A welcome to the Basin November 2nd 2010 A pipe dream: I suppose that is what you could have labeled the idea of crossing the Amazon from the western border of Brazil to the Atlantic Coast. I can still remember when this idea popped into my head, long before I had ventured off Australian soil. You know, those TO DO LISTS you write after a heated discussion with someone about how crap your job is and if you could travel the world this is ... read more
South America » Colombia » Leticia » Rio Yavari, Amazon Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
Hi there. Well, this is my travel blog that I have been trying to keep up for the last 3 years. Although a few gaps have started to appear I will do my best to update it as much as possible.
Travelling I will be the first one to admit that I have been dealt some nice cards in my life so far. Born into a middle class Australian family, graduated from university with a job that pays well, freedom of movement and has subsequently given me time to explore. My first trip to South East Asia when I was 24 seemed to revolve around the amount of havoc that I could inflict on my own body in the pro... full info