A wet few days in the jungle! June 16th 2008 Well, who would of thought, rain in the rainforest! We got absolutely soaked during our three night, two day stay near Misahualli in the Amazon jungle. We still made the most of the experience and were pleased for the wellies and poncho´s we were given when we arrived. I still managed to get covered in mud though and am not sure if my clothes will recover. We saw a few animals and bugs that w ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Misahualli The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
Having worked as a primary school teacher for nearly 5 years now I am about to embark on a new adventure. Selected as a Team Leader for ICS and Restless Development I will be spending the next 4 months working as a volunteer in the Tamil Nadu region of Southern India to support local communities with livelihood and health workshops. It will be a fantastic opportunity to support International Development work at grassroots level and to see where and how international aid is being used to support people living in some of the poorest countries in the world.
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