The bus driver finally decides to slowly put the bus back in order to make way for the truck. Certainly the driver is already used to these maneuvers, but I am dizzy with fear. As the rest of the passengers start screaming, "Open the doors immediately so we can get out! We do not want to die! ",
With our boat rambler Isabella in a canoe, turn into the Yasuni River as if just behind the Ecuadorian-Peruvian border. Over several hundred kilometers, the river meanders through dense, largely untouched tropical jungle. The protected area around the river is home to the Huaorani Indigenous people, including the two uncontacted Taromenane and Tagaeri peoples.
Heavy, gray clouds are reflected in the river. A flock of colorful parrots flies shrieking over the evening sky - they are probably just looking for a suitable rain cover under the dense canopy of trees. Luckily, in the afternoon, the sun was shining a bit - the dry firewood for our dinner safely stored under the large plastic tarpaulin, the outer ends of which we attached to four wooden sticks with a string. Our small canoe is tied to a stable branch, now it drifts quietly on the water surface
It is humid and warm when I get out of the truck. My glasses fog up immediately. We are in the Bol.com jungle. My driver Grafite has stopped and ...
At the Stammtisch in Pomerode, Brazil: Stammtisch? This German thing? Whether Gregório still comes to his beer and whether he would find his family here in the German south of Brazil, he tells you in this story.
The windswept northeast coast of Brazil allows a life on the beach. We have followed this temptation. At four small villages by the sea we spent relaxed, but also eventful days on extensive beaches.
And so finally I came to Venezuela. The passport control was in ominous circumstances. Some motorcyclist collected our passports and we were taken to a small back room. There was a man with a leg infection and was enjoying a foot bath while his wife was preparing something in the open kitchen.
Am I too old for the backpacker life in my early 30s? For tripplestock beds and 9-person rooms with one shower only? I was skeptical.
The first date decides if you like it. The second, if it can become something. I was curious how Rio and me will continue.
Rio de Janeiro is a stunner: Cidade Maravilhosa, the wonderful city, has captivated us with its natural beauty and the joie de vivre of Cariocas, its inhabitants. A tour of the sugarloaf metropolis, which now occupies one of the top spots in the ranking of our favorite cities worldwide.