Phil Vinter and Sophie Cross are a couple of journalists taking a little jaunt through Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and anywhere else the wind takes them!
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- Hand gestures of Brazil...
- Peru's floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca
- Hanging out at one of the World's only sloth sanctuaries
- Drugs, dirt and danger: A glimpse at Rio's shadier half
- A National Treasure: Trekking in Chapada Diamantina
- Is a diet of guinea pig, Amazonian frogs legs and snake juice the key to longevity?
- We've been sleeping around way too much this year – hello bed number 100
- Stormtroopers, Lady Godiva and 30,000 samba dancers
- Plundering pirates of Paraty
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Monthly Archives: June 2011
“With my head I love you and with my heart I respect you,” slurs Gabriel, fixing me with a slightly perturbing stare and insisting I take a slug from his near-empty bottle of whisky. “For you,” he adds, thrusting the … Continue reading
The two mature ladies sitting at the table in front of me dissolve again into scratchy cackles of laughter as they order their third large bottle of cold beer and blow large billows of smoke out from a long drag … Continue reading
The sight of a clapped-out minibus coming into view through the sunset brings temporary relief… …The view of it whizzing past, without so much as a feathering tease of the brakes, brings frustration. “I think we are waiting on the … Continue reading
I threw a smile at the stubbly, dark-skinned guy perched next to me on my hospital bed. He was clearly not a boomerang lover – nothing came back. Then the handcuffs caught my eye, the metal catching the little available light in … Continue reading
Having done Brazil’s planes and automobiles, Phil and I are intrigued to give the trains a go. Squinting in the harsh 6am morning light at Anjo da Guarda station, we hand over £10 each for a ticket entitling us to … Continue reading
Once upon a time, within the dry, hot plains of an inland farm in northeast Brazil, there was a beautiful ox – the most beautiful in all the country. Wracked with food cravings in the midst of her pregnancy, a … Continue reading