Kenny and Charlotte's 2012 trip

South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Santa Teresa February 14th 2012

Hi All, We are now almost 2 weeks in and I think I can safely speak on behalf of us to say that we are havng an amazing time. We work 4 days a week - 2 at the creche and 2 at the orphange. At the creche there are 200 babies between the ages of 6 months and 2 years, hectic doesnt cover it. I work with the 6 months to 1 year olds, and kenny with the 2 year olds, which works out well for us. The orphange I find to be a little harder because they are older and can actually talk so there is quite a big language barrier, which kenny seems to be batterling a lot better then myself. However we have been able to find common grounds while playing games ... read more

South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Ipanema February 8th 2012

First sun burn, first days in rio, first hot birthday and having a great time. I mean who would have thought that kenny would be celebrating his 21st birthday in February without having to wear 2 pairs of socks, 2 pants, 4 shirts, and a north face! Even still the streets of Catete Rio are packed with people nearly all night drinking and dancing inthe streets. Charlotte and I have found some very serious guidelines to traveling after experiencing alot of miscummunicationa and problems. So to speak. First we have found to consider where you are staying. as some of you may now we stayat the art hostel. and this place is jam packed with a bunch of gringos (my new word meaning foreign person) there are people who speak french, spanish, portugese, english, and mixtures ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Bayswater February 1st 2012

HI Guys, Kenny and I wanted to start a public blog so that we can right our news and show our pictures in one place where all our loved ones can see! Along our journey we will right and update new photos hopefully once a week! Still learning how this site works so bear with us for the first few days. Much love x... read more

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