Rurrenabaque, the Jungle and up to Cuzco August 31st 2006 Stepping of a 17 hour bus journey in Rurrenabaque with our last meal and last shower a worryingly distant memory, we decided not to bother checking into a hotel and headed straight for a company which could take us up jungle. We found one run by a Bolivian who had lived in the States and were shocked by a return to occidental levels of service. In a bit of a rush we took it in turns to jump onto ... 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
Two years ago Ian and I went traveling in South America. He's grown a bit now and it's good to let him out on his own now and again, see the wild cruel world. Make him realise what he's got when he come's crawling back... I'm waiting. Could be a while. I'm off to buy a white cat.
So my life as a student is behind me as I graduated from Exeter University on the 24th of July, and now my feet are wandering again. Starting in Costa Rica I will be travelling up to Canada overland to do a ski season. The route is unplanned the deadlines vague but I want to make the most of this trip t... full info