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Shiny teeth and ancient temples in Trujillo

Covered in sequins and sashes, Miss Brazil’s pearly whites gleam in the mid-afternoon sunshine bathing the Pacific coastal Peruvian city of Trujillo. One of a dozen lucky lasses chosen as a queen in this year’s Primevera (Spring) procession through the … Continue reading

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Running ham-mok on the Amazon

“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

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Birthday fun in Fortaleza

My birthday began with a 6am wake up alarm and by 8am Sophie and I were aboard a bus headed to Fortaleza – a mere ten hours away. Brazilian bus riding is a fairly pleasant experience as it goes. The … Continue reading

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