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Breakfast in Colombia, lunch in Peru, dinner in Brazil

Six days on a boat munching almost nothing but lukewarm chicken, rice and beans left Sophie and I desperate to tuck into something a little more appetising. Fortunately, our arrival at Tabatinga provided us with the perfect opportunity to reawaken our taste buds. Situated on a … Continue reading

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The hammock dilemma

Normally cold weather or a self-inflicted headache are the cause of my most excruciating dilemma: Get out of bed for a much needed wee or stay and hope tiredness manages to postpone my swelling bladder’s inevitable victory until a more … Continue reading

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Flip-flopping through the Brazilian Sahara

The wrinkly-eyed, leathery-skinned old man sucks back a large dollop of phlegm and expertly spits it far out the side of the 4×4 into the searing midday sun. Fellow passengers tut and shake their heads as the silence is again … Continue reading

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