Amazonia October 24th 2007 We are in Belem right now, a city in the north of Brazil where the Amazon meets the ocean (sort of, I think, not sure for sure though because geography has never been my strong point, but that is what it looks like on the map).
We leave tonight at 6pm for our trip through the Amazon River up to Manaus. The trip is supposed to take 5 days and we are taking one of the boats the locals would take ... read more
South America » Brazil » Pará » Belém 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
We are two liberally minded, non religious, officially homeless and jobless bums out to see the world! Our passports are good for a few more years and one can live for long time on Kraft Dinner - or the African and Asian equivalent!
We have decided that after 24 years and only ever leaving Canada once, it's time to jump off the deep end and travel the world. We'll hit up South America, Africa, Europe and Asia, and the plan is to just go with the flow and see and do whatever our little hearts desire! Departure is October 2007 and we'll return sometime in October 2008... full info