Adventure / South America / Travel / Uncategorized

Brrrraaaasssssiiiillll!

My Spanish has improved by leaps and bounds since we first arrived in Ecuador.  Then Brasil happened.  Why do they have to speak Portuguese?  It’s so different to Spanish and to Italian that I could not understand anyone.  Wouldn’t you think that many Brasilians would speak Spanish? Well, they don’t.  And where is my Portuguese … Continue reading

Adventure / Family / Food / South America / Uncategorized

Lima and a surprise catch up with mum and dad

Lovely Lima.  This city was heaps nicer than I expected. I thought it was going to be rough and dirty like La Paz in Bolivia, but instead, it was clean, fairly modern, retaining some of the old architecture from yesteryear. A couple of days ago after getting an email from Mum and Dad, I realised … Continue reading