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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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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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Hunting down waterfalls

The sight of a clapped-out minibus coming into view through the sunset brings temporary relief… …The view of it whizzing past, without so much as a feathering tease of the brakes, brings frustration. “I think we are waiting on 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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A bridge too far?

So our paste-y owners finally let us out to catch some x-rays on our bristles today. Kate and I have to be very careful when we are in the Sunsodyne because our whitening skin is very sensitive. We were a little Crest-fallen … Continue reading

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