Monthly Archives: May 2011

Celebrations in Sucre

Our first week in Bolivia has certainly been an interesting – if relaxed – one. Having flown into Santa Cruz in the east of the country, we spent a couple of days wondering around this, the largest city in Bolivia. … Continue reading

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The Pantanal

From Florianopolis we took a flight towards the border with Bolivia to an area known as the Panatanal. The journey was a little more exciting that we would have liked: we misread the flight time on the tickets and ordered … Continue reading

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Beaches in Brazil

So we’ve finally made it to the beach (one where the water / weather is warm enough for us to swim anyway) and it’s heaven! From Foz do Iguacu we took an overnight bus to the town of Florianopolis on … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls

We continued north from San Ignacio to the border town of Puerto Iguazu. The bus was mercifully pain-free unlike the one to San Ignacio which broke down at 3 in the morning and the driver flagged another down and herded … Continue reading

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Ruins in San Ignacio

On the way to Iguazu, we thought we’d make one final stop at the town of San Ignacio in the state of Misiones. This was the site of some ruins that James had heard about of a 17th century Jesuit … Continue reading

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