Welcome to the Jungle! August 13th 2008 To keep you all in check with our log of terrible bus rides we are pleased to announce that the bus ride from Coroico to Rurrenabaque has just jumped to top spot....!
We had both read a few blogs where people had said how bad this ride was but we hadn't really thought much about it until we got on the bus! The buses in Bolivia are quite different from the ones we had got used to in Peru and Ar ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Beni Department » Rurrenabaque Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
Back in 2008 we took 21 months off work, rented out the house, found a foster home for Stuart (cat!) and ventured out to the big wide world. We saw as many places as we could fit in in the time we were on the road and returned home in February 2010 after a truly life changing and eye opening journey.
Our adventure lasted... 615 days!
After our return we fell into the routine of life back in the UK but have always planned to get back out there as soon as we could. It took a bit longer than we'd hoped but we did squeeze in getting married and a few holidays ... full info