Category Archives: Açailândia

Six hours in a Brazilian hospital

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

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Coffee on the Carajás line

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

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