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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- Hanging out at one of the World's only sloth sanctuaries
- Stormtroopers, Lady Godiva and 30,000 samba dancers
- The shiny, shimmering world of the Bolivian salt flats
- Peru's floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca
- A cathedral made of salt?
- Clay, metal, beer, gunpowder... Surely the greatest pub game ever invented?
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Years spent working outdoors in the glare of the Patagonian summer sun and braving icy winter gales have given the elderly man’s wrinkled skin a deep burnished caramel tan. Doffing his black grandpa cap in my direction, he eases himself … 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