Ilha Grande – hiking, beaches and the Brazilian bottom

I never thought I could be overdressed in a bikini… Until I came to Brazil. The micro bikini and thong is the beach uniform, worn by women old, young, large and small. Don’t think the men are left out either, gone are the board shorts of Chile and Ecuador and very much in are the … More Ilha Grande – hiking, beaches and the Brazilian bottom

São Paolo – Brazil

We’re back on the road! Whoop! No time for gentle re-introductions we threw ourselves straight into São Paolo, the fifth (or third depending on who you speak to) biggest city in the world, the largest city in Brazil and indeed the Southern hemisphere with a population of over 12 million people.  And bloody hell.. it’s … More São Paolo – Brazil

The Galápagos save the best to last – Isabela

Isabela is the largest of the populated islands in the Galápagos with the fewest people. It is about 10 years behind Santa Cruz in terms of tourist infrastructure and remains unspoiled. It has rugged beaches and wildlife galore with flamingos, sea lions, blue footed boobies, pelicans and giant tortoises all key residents of the island … More The Galápagos save the best to last – Isabela