Note, this information is valid as of April 2016, I am sure as time passes, the schedules get more frequent and prices might get higher, but I hope the information remains reasonably relevant for future travellers. The route represented here… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Waterfall hunting. Rest.
We had this really nice hostel in Presidente Figueiredo and though our original plan was to head up North for a few days, we decided to spend a couple of days here to hang about. Turned out the plan was… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Short ride. Hot day. Nice hostel. Good food.
It was a nice place to sleep. As night fell the weather cooled down and I even needed to get my sleeping bag liner to keep my feet warm. I was up at 4 Am and tossed around and just… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Heat. Green Corridor. Rolling hills. Restaurant camping.
I had been fighting a little bit of flu the past couple of days and wasn’t sure if we’d start on the ride today. But when I woke up at 6, I felt like both mind and body was ready… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cooking, Good times. Shit Airline experience. Planning.
So it is that I found out that Brazil has the cheapest flights from S America to Asia. Given I haven’t met family and friends back in SG for nearly 2 years, I decided to make a trip and spend… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Boat Ride.
Amazon Journey Day 19 Being on the Amazon river had become familiar. There was a sense of sheer boredom, the landscape was monotonous, cramped quarters with lots of locals, strange etc… All this also accompanied with a sense of excitement… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Boat Ride.
Amazon Journey Day 11 Maria Fernanda II, the spiffy new boat we had taken was a serious upgrade indeed. After considering our options, we decided to take a cabin with 2 bunk beds. Hammocking was 70 soles for which they… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Iquitos. Bike ride. Boat ride.
Amazon Journey Day 10 My legs were stiff and hurting and I couldn’t get a decent position on the hammock to relax them nor sleep. It was tossing and turning constantly and waiting for the night to be over, really…. Continue Reading →