being served lunch on our community visit. on the right, Laura, and my roomie Sarah. it was DELICIOUS. fresh fish, 3 different kinds of veggies and yucca. we felt SOOO bad later because even tho we did give them money for the meal, none of the locals ate. we found out that they only eat once a day because they can't afford to eat more.
Amazonia July 26th 2006 Hello all, here's another update from Amazonia.
I did try the local hallucenagenic, hayawasca, but so afraid of barfing, i took it in small little doses, so i didn't throw up, but i also didn't have any efffects from it. oh well.
Last sunday our volunteer coordinator arranged a local visit to a community living right across the river. We entertained the kids while the locals prepared lunch f ... read more
I am borrowing the Aussie tradition, and going on a 'walk-about', to follow my passion. Stepping out of the 'rat race' for a life sabbatical, i'm chasing my long-time dream of doing conservation work in the amazon. On a whirlwind tour of South America, I will be volunteering with conservation organizations and animal sanctuaries, while seeking out all the sights, sounds and adventures I can stuff into my psyche along the way!
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Thank you Bon Jovi for the amazing words of inspiration:
“It’s my life- It’s now or ... full info