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The howls of the “sea wolves” in Cabo Polonio

As if he were King of the Atlantic, the gigantic, beefy creature eyes us loftily, his head and neck – hidden somewhere under masses of brown blubber – stretched up towards the blue sky. Without taking his eyes off the … Continue reading

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Toot toot, hey, beep beep!

Driving in Latin America is always fun, if sometimes mildly terrifying, and only the bravest of drivers should attempt it. I don’t really know why they bother having gears because they seem to go from first straight to fifth, beginning … Continue reading

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Please senhor, can I have some more?

Taking the decision to extend our travels around Brazil for another three months was pretty easy – we’ve loved our time here so far… Yes, yes, we’ll deal with you later Mr Bank Manager. However, to continue our explorations we … Continue reading

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Plundering pirates of Paraty

  A chicly-dressed tourist is paying the ultimate fashion price. In three-inch heels she wobbles precariously along some of the biggest cobblestones I have ever seen. The raggedly placed, sombrero-sized mini boulders she is struggling to negotiate are 400-years-old. Used … Continue reading

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