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Mar 16, 2017

The Street Art and Uber Taxis in Olinda, Brazil

There is colour everywhere you look in Olinda. Even more colour was being added to the streets in preparation for Carnaval celebrations and parades. The […]

Mar 14, 2017

The bizarre world on top of Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima is possibly one of the most extraordinary hiking adventures I have been lucky enough to experience. It is one of the oldest mountain […]

Mar 13, 2017

Piranha fishing and sunsets in the Orinoco Delta

Having paid the bribe to the security official at Caracas airport who saw our daypacks bulging with illegally obtained bank notes we caught our flight […]

Mar 12, 2017

Bulging day packs and bank notes gone mad in Venezuela!

Imagine having to carry a backpack full of bank notes just to pay for your meal? This is how it is in Venezuela today and […]

Jan 24, 2017

Lost cities, jungle, quaint towns and beaches…Colombia has it all!

As soon as I mentioned that my next travel destination would be Colombia the reaction immediately was “why?” and “it’s so dangerous…you must be mad!” […]

Dec 27, 2016

Memories of a detour through Pakistan

As a traveller I have a bucket list of countries that I really want to visit and Pakistan had not even reached my radar. Pakistan? […]

Nov 25, 2016

City2surf Charity Run – Sydney, Australia

My first ever charity run transpired when I was living in the Blue Mountains in Australia performing my house and cat sitting duties.  I was […]

Oct 30, 2016

Trekking the Overland Track in Tasmania – awesome but gruelling!

The minute we stepped off the plane in Launceston the drop in temperature from mainland Australia was shocking. My down jacket and gloves were whipped […]

Oct 22, 2016

Whale watching in Mexico…such a magical experience!

I had attempted whale watching many times over the years at various hotspot locations around the world but failed to catch one glimpse of these […]

Sep 27, 2016

Bus Standoff on the Road to Masca, Tenerife

This is a guest post by Amy Trumpeter of My heart started pounding and I gripped Simon’s hand, possibly harder than usual. If I […]

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