Brazil - floating down the Amazon, Rio, Iguazu and the South September 24th 2014 After a great time exploring the jungle, we said goodbye to Colombia and set off extra early from our hostal in Leticia for the Brazilian river port of Tabatinga, in order to float down the Amazon to Manaus. As our boat tickets didn't have assigned seats, and with our now extensive knowledge of South American transportation, we knew there would be a crazy scrum to secure good seats on the boat, so ... read more
South America » Brazil 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
Hello. We are Ross and Liz and on the 20th November 2013 (a wet and grey British winter's day) we finally set off on our long planned trip around the globe. We started our adventure in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have since made our way around South America, South East Asia, Sri Lanka and overland from the UK to Hong Kong, where we hopped over to Japan and then down to New Zealand. After five fantastic months camper vanning around NZ we are heading over to Australia for three months before finally heading home (via Thailand and Frankfurt).
We travel at a nice slow pace, visiting all the s... full info