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Leaving the UK Date: Thursday, June 08, 2006
Location: London
The flight and arriving in Buenos Aires Date: Friday, June 09, 2006
Location: Madrid, Buenos Aires
My 1st real (not jet lagged) day here Date: Saturday, June 10, 2006
Location: Buenos Aires
Tango in San Telmo Date: Sunday, June 11, 2006
Location: Buenos Aires
I didn´t let the bed bugs bite... Date: Monday, June 12, 2006
Location: Buenos Aires
Friends at last! Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Location: Colonia del Sacramento
Mad dancin in Montevedeo Date: Friday, June 16, 2006
Location: Montevideo, Salta
got to wear my shorts and flip flops at last Date: Monday, June 19, 2006
Location: Foz do Iguacu
´Tucan´ play that game! Date: Monday, June 19, 2006
Location: Foz do Iguassu
Everything stops for Paraguay Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Location: Ciudad del Este
The Great (but ever so slightly damp and cold) Adventure Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Location: Puerto Iguazu
The longest bus journey in the land, but a great reception in Parati! Date: Thursday, June 22, 2006
Location: Sao Paulo, Parati
"it´s all about cloud tanning" Date: Friday, June 23, 2006
Location: Parati
"we´re not going to take our clothes off" Date: Saturday, June 24, 2006
Location: None specified.
Capirinia, Capirinia, Capirinia Date: Sunday, June 25, 2006
Location: None specified.
Hiking in my pink flip flops Date: Monday, June 26, 2006
Location: None specified.
Arrival in Rio Baby!! Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Location: Rio
Christ the Redeemer Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Adjusting to my 8 bed dorm and cold shower.... Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Location: Rio
Can´t believe I did all this in a day... Date: Friday, June 30, 2006
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Unexpected presents... Date: Saturday, July 01, 2006
Location: Salvador
A much better welcome to Salvador Date: Sunday, July 02, 2006
Location: Salvador
Not the best of days Date: Monday, July 03, 2006
Location: Salvador
Safe in Olinda Date: Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Location: Recife
Europe on tour Date: Thursday, July 06, 2006
Location: Olinda
Ra ra adventures in Pipa Date: Saturday, July 08, 2006
Location: Olinda
Onwards to Natal Date: Sunday, July 09, 2006
Location: Natal
Buggy tour tastic Date: Monday, July 10, 2006
Location: Natal
Tomorrow will be fun... Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Location: Fortaleza, Jericoacoara
Tomorrow was fun... Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Location: Jericoacoara
Buggy to the lakes...and we found them!! Date: Thursday, July 13, 2006
Location: Jericoacoara
Sunset suprises Date: Friday, July 14, 2006
Location: Jericoacoara
Horse riding? me? can you beleive it? Date: Saturday, July 15, 2006
Location: Jericoacoara
Bye bye Jeri Date: Sunday, July 16, 2006
Location: Jericoacoara
Flying over the Amazon.......Amaaaaaaaazing! Date: Monday, July 17, 2006
Location: Manaus
JUNGLETASTIC Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Location: Manaus
Kayman catching Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Location: Manaus
Leaving Manaus Date: Thursday, July 20, 2006
Location: Manaus
Arriving in Venezuela Date: Friday, July 21, 2006
Location: Boa Vista
Walking in waterfalls with my socks on... Date: Saturday, July 22, 2006
Location: Santa Elena de Uairen
Three dutch psychologists...and me makes four! Date: Sunday, July 23, 2006
Location: Santa Elena de Uairen
Stolen camera....sad times Date: Monday, July 24, 2006
Location: Ciudad Bolivar, Barcelona, Puerto La Cruz
Pelican pie Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Location: Puerto La Cruz
Death defying trip to reach my Bec Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Location: Caracas
Don`t do "to do lists" in Ciudad Bolivar Date: Thursday, July 27, 2006
Location: Ciudad Bolivar
Adrenaline adventures to Angel Falls with our retro camera! Date: Friday, July 28, 2006
Location: Canaima, Ciudad Bolivar
Becky`s guard dogs and dreams of being clean! Date: Saturday, July 29, 2006
Location: Canaima
Leaving Angel falls and the evil spirits who rock your hammocks! Date: Sunday, July 30, 2006
Location: None specified.
We just ran our of steam! Date: Monday, July 31, 2006
Location: Puerto La Cruz, Porlamar
Shop till you drop Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Location: Porlamar
Posh posh hotel with a pool! Date: Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Location: None specified.
Breakfast for Sumo Wrestlers and a tat tastic tour Date: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Location: None specified.
Juan Cruze the caipirinia coctail making god... Date: Friday, August 04, 2006
Location: None specified.
Bec left me! Date: Saturday, August 05, 2006
Location: None specified.
sad, sad, I wish I was home sunday Date: Sunday, August 06, 2006
Location: None specified.
Will I ever get to leave Venezuela??? Date: Monday, August 07, 2006
Location: Barcelona, Caracas
The centre of the world! Date: Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Location: Quito
wobbly legs at the top of the Basilica Date: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Location: Quito
"We really kicked ash today" Date: Thursday, August 10, 2006
Location: Quito
Team Banos and our Penthouse Party! Date: Friday, August 11, 2006
Location: Banos
Bikes, bridges and hot right now Date: Saturday, August 12, 2006
Location: Banos
Chillin with my homies and home cooked food Date: Sunday, August 13, 2006
Location: Banos
Nic white water rafting meant to be fun? Date: Monday, August 14, 2006
Location: Banos
The road to is that for a name? Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Location: Riobamba
Sittin on the top of the train watching the world roll away.... Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Location: Riobamba, Alausi, Cuenca
Anyone for roasted guinea pig? Date: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Location: Cuenca
Team Baños crumbles, but I have Angie so my world is still hot! Date: Friday, August 18, 2006
Location: Cuenca, Machala, Mancora
sunbathing and sea shells Date: Saturday, August 19, 2006
Location: Mancora
The arrival of the wonderous Carolyna with my shiny new camera!!! Date: Sunday, August 20, 2006
Location: Lima
Brave tastes Date: Monday, August 21, 2006
Location: Lima, Pisco
Midnight at the Oasis! Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Location: Ica, Huacachina
Twenty hours on a bus you say? we´re gonna travel in style! Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Location: Huacachina
On fire with the bargaining in Cusco Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Location: Cusco
Afraid Nic´s not ready for the Incas, she needs 5mins & breakfast 1st Date: Friday, August 25, 2006
Location: Cusco
This woman nearly did die at dead woman´s pass! Date: Saturday, August 26, 2006
Location: Cusco
We just didn´t stop singing... Date: Sunday, August 27, 2006
Location: Cusco
A day of firsts...awesome! Date: Monday, August 28, 2006
Location: Machu Picchu, Cusco
Trauma on the dance floor! Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Location: Cusco
Until we meet again...parting is such sweet sorrow... Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Location: Cusco, Puno
Floating or fixed, these islands are beautiful! Date: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Location: Puno
Yavari...a few thousand pieces of england in peru! Date: Friday, September 01, 2006
Location: Puno, Arequipa
The most mind blowing museum! Date: Saturday, September 02, 2006
Location: Arequipa, Chivay
Bikes, bridges and hot right now the remix! Date: Sunday, September 03, 2006
Location: Chivay, Coporaque, Yanque, Arequipa
Catching up with Carolyn wore me out! Date: Monday, September 04, 2006
Location: Arequipa
Bumpy boarder crossing to Bolivia, but a very friendly face to greet me! Date: Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Location: Desaguadero
looning around in the valley of the moon Date: Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Location: La Paz
I feel pretty....and by pretty I mean pretty ugly Date: Thursday, September 07, 2006
Location: La Paz
Nic the mummie....thought this was Bolivia not Egypt! Date: Friday, September 08, 2006
Location: La Paz
The Great Escape....from hospital not prison! But had you going eh?! Date: Saturday, September 09, 2006
Location: La Paz
Backpacking broken Date: Sunday, September 10, 2006
Location: La Paz, Huatajata
Cruizing round lake Titicaca....we felt we deserved a treat! Date: Monday, September 11, 2006
Location: Huatajata
Sweet as sugar in Sucre Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Location: Sucre
Broken shoulder you say? reckon a 7 hour hike will be just the ticket! Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Location: Sucre
Reunited with buddies from fair Ecuador & an ace bus journey Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006
Location: Sucre, Potosi
Popping down mines in Potosi Date: Friday, September 15, 2006
Location: Potosi
The start of our salt-flat tour Date: Saturday, September 16, 2006
Location: Uyuni
The biggest cock in town (the feathered kind!!) Date: Sunday, September 17, 2006
Location: Uyuni
Rock solid bread rolls that bounced off the walls...not the tastiest breakfast! Date: Monday, September 18, 2006
Location: San Pedro
Sand boarding.....half the desert up my cast...itchy times!! Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Location: San Pedro
Big old bus journey to santiago Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Location: San Pedro
Bound for home, but that goodness i didn't have time to check emails Date: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Location: Santiago
Family were so glad to see me alive they even wore the silly hats i got them! Date: Friday, September 22, 2006
Location: Chailey