Monthly Archives: November 2012

Day 99: On Yer Bike

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Tue. 20th November 2012 We are not sure what to expect today as we have heard that there is to be a massive strike, including transport, services and fuel, today in Buenos Aires (and throughout Argentina), protesting against the economic …

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Day 98: No Mis-Steak

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Mon. 19th November 2012 It was definitely a sleepy start to the day. I didn’t sleep very well for some unknown reason (it isn’t that life is stressful at the minute!) and with the hour change, I was slow to …

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Day 97: Uruguay For the Full Set

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Sun. 18th November 2012 As we flew from Rio to Buenos Aires instead of the original plan to get the bus (42 hours on a bus even with overnight stops did not appeal in the end), we have opted to …

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Day 96: A Rainy Saturday In Rio

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Sat. 17th November 2012 Whilst definitely better than a wet Wednesday in Bognor, the weather in Rio is not turning out to be like the mental images that we have of Rio. It is another grey, overcast day with low …

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Day 95: Walk Around The Beaches

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Fri. 16th November 2012 It is our last day close to Copacabana Beach before moving to the centre of Rio and the weather is still not lazing on the beach sunny. Having said that, as this is a bank holiday …

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Day 94: Favela Tour

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Thur. 15th November 2012 Having said our final goodbyes to everyone yesterday, it was just the two of us at the breakfast table. We’d better get used to the experience as we don’t have any more group tours booked. We’re …

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Day 93: Rio In A Day

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Wed. 14th November 2012 At breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to everyone – the eight others who we have been with since Lima 45 days ago, as well as the three (four including our tour guide Zaida) who …

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Day 92: Raining

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Tue. 13th November 2012 “It’s raining” said Janet as she (carefully, given lack of attire) peered past the curtains after getting out of bed. We all make mistakes in life and mine usually revolve around paying insufficient attention to Janet. …

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Day 91: Seaside Treats

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Mon. 12th November 2012 Lopes Mendes beach on Ihla Grande is said to be one of the top beaches in South America, so I had to investigate and try it out! Time for a girls outing and six of us …

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Day 90: Living On An Island

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Sun. 11th November 2012 It is starting to sink in that we are getting close to the end of our trip with G Adventures as we drive up the coast from Paraty to Ihla Grande (Big Island), the penultimate stop …

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