Category Archives: Chapada Diamantina

Queue. Que?

At first I thought I’d run into the rudest Brazilian woman in the world. After waiting patiently for 15 minutes in a queue to use a cashpoint in a hot, stuffy bank foyer, Pat Butcher’s Brazilian cousin had strolled in and waltzed … Continue reading

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Animal Tragic

When you travel you learn a lot about yourself, good and bad. So far Phil and I have discovered that of the two of us, he is a more ‘hardcore’ traveller with the wash-to-wear ratio. He will happily sport the … Continue reading

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A National Treasure: Trekking in Chapada Diamantina

A freezing wind rushes through the narrow gap in the small cave, whipping rain against my exposed leg as a thick fog descends a few metres away. Cursing having volunteered to sleep on the outside, I huddle inwards and make … Continue reading

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