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?
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- Stormtroopers, Lady Godiva and 30,000 samba dancers
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
For the first time I can remember, I wasn’t very excited about this particular December 25th. It’s a time of year for escaping the cold and dark to warm up in front of the fire whilst watching It’s A Wonderful … Continue reading
“In Tango jou don’ move, jou gliiiide,” our slick-haired teacher Pablo silkily informs us as his long limbs swirl seductively across the polished stone floor. I take a deep breath and clutch the top of Phil’s arm as the haunting … Continue reading
Eyes transfixed on Sophie’s mesmerized gaze, a frightened animal is breathing fast. A dark-featured cowboy clad in dirty black boots and a beige felt hat is battling to prise apart the struggling five-day-old calf’s hind legs. Finally the grappling stops and … Continue reading
As if he were King of the Atlantic, the gigantic, beefy creature eyes us loftily, his head and neck – hidden somewhere under masses of brown blubber – stretched up towards the blue sky. Without taking his eyes off the … Continue reading
To a novice like me, hearing the word ‘Tango’ evokes images of a slick, sultry couple sweeping passionately across a stage in some dark, smoky den of Buenos Aires. But what many might not know is the worldwide fame of … Continue reading
The thunderous roar of millions of gallons of water spilling over the skyscraper-high cliff and crashing into the frothy river below builds to an earsplitting crescendo as our jet-powered boat edges towards one of the most jaw-droppingly spectacular set of … Continue reading