Tag Archives: backpacking

So it begins… Rio de Janeiro

A whirlwind first week. Who would have thought that we would have been laying out our quick dry towels amongst the deck chairs and umbrellas on Copacabana Beach, soaking up the Portuguese lingo whilst enjoying a delicacy, the Caipirinha. Not me two years ago! Here we are, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We made it, and contrary to belief, in …

To Tent or Not To Tent?

That is the question I am carrying on the countdown, 28 days to go…. and our tent is on order! Better late than never! It took a little while for us to decide whether we were going to stick with just hostels as our main accommodation whilst on our travels. As you probably know from previous posts, we are heading …