Category Archives: Brazil
Hidden in Londrina… I got there a few days after my birthday, first week of October 2011. I had made the decision the first of the month to bring a change to my daily activities. I was in a negative … Continue reading
Traduire en français – Traducir en español Five months back into Brazil and into wwoofing. Almost wwoofing since I came back to Paraná more as a guest than a wwoofer. I had stayed in contact with Adrian and we had talked about … Continue reading
I arrived in Paraná three months ago, straight from Foz de Iguaçu, in a bus that took me directly to Rolândia. I arrived by 23h00 with almost four hours delay due to the custom agents that stopped us during a … Continue reading
I crossed Paraguay from Bolivia, across the Chaco with its gigantic fields and cattle. Plaines with no end. Then from Asuncion I followed Road 1 to Villa Florida, turned to Pilar and crossed to Argentina to go to Formosa for … Continue reading
Iquitos, Peru, last stop on my boat journeys. From the Atlantic to the last port at the other end, far west. From sunrise to sunset through the amazing Amazon river and its vast expanses of waters. Sunsets on the Amazon, queen of rivers, for a month.
The journey is superb, both for the majestic beauty of nature, its grandeur and its size, its power, by for what the trip is all spiritual as well as human, a journey of encounters and discoveries, sharing and loving. Continue reading
I started the journey on January 4th, 2010. I gave myself 6 weeks to reach Iquitos. I wanted to take my time and rest here and there. I stayed over a week near Santarem in Alter do Chao and two weeks in Sao Domingo, near Maguari, on the Tapajos River (highly recommended!). I stayed 3 mights in Manaus and one night in Tabatinga. My 3 months visa was expiring so I had to leave Brazil.
Before you start the journey, you´ve got to get your own hammock. You can buy nice ones in Belem for 25 to 45 reales. Many shops in Belem sell them downtown. There is no need to get a mosquito net. I did not get bothered at all by the little blood suckers. Get also a light blanket as the night can be very humid and feel a bit cold. Continue reading