AmaSun June 12th 2007 Love the Pun! Love the Pun! What do you think of first when you look at a starry sky? Does the mystery spin your mind into a wonder, or does that endlessness that is stretched out infront of your eyes cause you to look back in on yourself. I find that once I have found the Southern Cross (painted on the worlds ceiling by one of us Southerners a long time ago), and after I have cast my eye t ... read more
South America » Brazil » Amazonas » Manaus 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
"What do we leave behind when we cross each frontier? Each moment seems to split in two; melancholy for what was left behind and the excitement of entering a new land." (diarios de las motocicletas)
My story is one of adventure. A story of two like minded people embarking on a journey into a land whose oldest memories still mark her surface.
I am on the verge of realising my dream of touring South America, and throughout this diary that dream shall come to fruition. My travelling partner is my girlfriend, Tracey, whom over the last few years has begun to share my dream, and in the month... full info