Watch a Brazilian Football Match

Watch a Brazilian Football Match

I love football,  but I can’t think of a better, more apt thing to do in Brazil than go and watch a Brazilian football match. Don’t buy an over priced ticket from your hostel, games rarely sell out unless there big Derby’s so just make you own way...
Amazon Rainforest Trip Part 2

Amazon Rainforest Trip Part 2

A guide can really make or break an excursion or tour and I don’t think I’ve ever had a guide as interesting and crazy as Marcus. He made what could have been a fairly disappointing trip into the Amazon rainforest a really crazy and memorable time. After a...
Amazon Rainforest Trip in Photos – Part 1

Amazon Rainforest Trip in Photos – Part 1

There are many tours running out of Manaus that offer trips out into the Amazon Rainforest. We booked ours before we arrived after a bit of internet research, one selling point being staying on a floating river lodge. Day 1 we headed out from the port of Manaus to see...
Suicide Showers, Living on the edge

Suicide Showers, Living on the edge

Probably not the most endearing feature of backpacking in South America, the suicide shower gets its name for the rather dangerous mix of exposed electricity cables and water. If your staying in budget hostels and guesthouse across South America you’ll...
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