The Peruvian Amazon – Part Three: the Tribe, the Blowgun, and Iquitos

Hey all. Sorry this took so long, I was away until Monday night on another trip (which will probably be another 3-part serial), and didn't get to this on Tuesday. This is my last week in Lima, and as such I've been trying to get all of my souvenir shopping and last sightseeing in! Enjoy. …

The Peruvian Amazon – Part Two: the Rainforest, the Sugarcane, and the Sunset

So, day two in the Peruvian Amazon - Sunday - was another full day. We had an early start (6am!) for bird-watching on the river, but unfortunately for me, I didn't sleep well. It's not the fault of the lodge or anything like that, the room and bed was super comfortable, but the first night …

Off to Oz!

Hello! A very short post today - but it's about my upcoming plans (finally), so it'll at least be interesting! As some of you are already aware, I've cut my NZ plans short by a few months, due to various circumstances... and I will soon be leaving the Land of the Long White Cloud for …

Nelson in Hindsight

So I'm finally going to write about Nelson, nearly two weeks after I left (whoops). The post is late because the internet's been a little flaky at this hostel lately, but I really did have this draft completed on Wednesday! I arrived in Nelson on July 6th, fresh off the bus from Picton, where I'd …