I woke up on the 14th after sweet sweet dreams of Delicious Chelsea and headed for breakfast that was, strangely, through a set of doors into the fried chicken restaurant next door which seemed to convert itself into a buffet in the morning? But whatever, it tasted good J A few people from our group … Continue reading Birthdays, Tequila and near death… oh and tequilla!
After the disaster that was my last blog, things took a turn for the better after a lovely night in Trujillo we woke up and sorted out our plan for the day. There was quite a bit of discussion over what to do as there were a few options. – Visit the Royal Tombs of … Continue reading Oh Chelsea
Due to the events explained in this entry, I didn’t write any more blogs form South America so here I am a year on trying to complete the last few weeks of my page! Excuse my poor memory! We had only one day in Chiclayo, and the plan was to spend it at the medical … Continue reading Stress, poor kindle, stress, Edinburgh, oh and stress 🙂
After a great lie in for the first time in quite a while Jen and I headed for breakfast… There were a few options with what we could do with our day; 1 – go somewhere and try learn to surf 2 – head to the mud baths 3 – just stay here and relax … Continue reading Me encanta tres puntos!
Well turns out the computers in Cusco don’t want to let me log onto my blog so I’m doing this via email so we´ll see how it works… 🙂 We set off early in the morning from Cuenca to head across the border to Peru. The coach journey was a tiring 8-hour journey which … Continue reading Ecuador to Parah Darling…
The Sunday we had in Quito was the first day of our tour, but it didn’t start till the evening so me Jenni and Dan headed to the old town to look around, we spent some time looking around all the small streets (why is every shop a shoe shop!?) and headed to the main … Continue reading The start of the tour
Well we were planning on maybe doing something in our last few days on the Galapagos, maybe visiting another island or something, Jools fancied Isabella and I was thinking Floreana but in he end we both decided that we had had enough of being a tourist and I cant speak for him but I had … Continue reading Goodbye Galapagos 😦 😦
Oh my word, this boat was amazing, the rooms were fantastic, the food was so good, everybody on board was lovely, I couldn’t have asked for anything better! When we got on the boat we were greeted by Tanya the tour guide who sat us down at this lovely table outside on the … Continue reading The BEAGLE
After the last post we finally decided to go to Tortuga and guess what, it rained again… So I felt a bit bad as Armi’s experience of this amazing lagoon was a bit dulled down by the weather and the mozzys but we still had a good laugh, neither of us wanted to … Continue reading What to doooooo!
Tuesday 19th, so it turns out that we were going to do Volcan Chico today but as the weather was so nice they decided to do Tintoreres as it would mean we had better visibility. They told us this at 8:15 with the tour leaving at 8:30 so we had to leg it back upstairs … Continue reading “Here the strong cry, and the weak die…”
Okay so we met Tim, Jo and the girls at 6 ish at Casablanca, it was happy hour and over time our table just got bigger and bigger as people we knew joined us as well as a guy named George (lonesome George) an English guy who was sailing for a millionaire and his family … Continue reading Kiss from a Jellyfish!
Okay so lets see, Monday afternoon I arrived at Bambu Cafe and met up with Daniel who took me to the port for my boat to San Cristobal… I don’t actually know what was going on but there seemed to be a lot of people waiting and no boats and 15 min later two boats … Continue reading Cristobal 🙂
Okay so I wrote a blog last week and ´the Internet cafes Internet died on me before I could send it so I don’t know if I have time to re write the whole thing so here´s a shorter version I’ll update later… So Thursday morning I woke up extra early so that I could … Continue reading Nice Slice of Rice
So a lovely 6:30 start for my on Tuesday to go to the airport for the GALAPAGOS! Woo! I started by getting in the wrong queue for passport control but after a bit of Spanglish I got through… One thing that I wasn’t told is where my plane was going so I had a bit … Continue reading Everybody knows the Ice Cream man!
Okay so Tuesday was defiantly a fail day, Wednesday we went out again for LADIES NIGHT! (Man I’m gonna miss that!) That was a pretty fun night, made a Japanese friend we couldn’t get rid of, danced and danced and danced and took lots of pictures, Rianne made a friend who for the next three … Continue reading Loco Loco Locooooo 🙂
Okay so today was Fail Day. The Day started out well, we went to school with a plan to have classes, get a bite to eat, and then go to Salsa Classes at the School… Classes are meant to finish at 12:30 but Jenni´s finished ten minutes late so we only had 20 min before … Continue reading Fail Day!
I’ve worked out you cant go anywhere in Quito without hearing Black Eyed Peas, its crazy! Wednesday Night is Ladies night in Quito, free entry and free drinks and for me, free chicken!! Spanish lessons are going well I think? I´m slowly managing to understand errm about 10% of what people are saying?haha Love it. … Continue reading Ladies night, Cotopaxi and the Middle of the Earth!!
So that’s basically all the Spanish I knew before I got here (and itsprettygramaticallyincorect! ) and after 5 minutes of pure agony in a cafe I managed to order a drink ask forthewi fi code and ask for a menu. Woo! You guys proud?haha So Miami to Quito… By this point I was … Continue reading Los hombres correos…
Okay so first of all just to say I’m writing this on my kindle so apologies for the lack of punctuation (not that it was my strong point anyway!) right now I’m sat in sunny Miami airport waiting for my connection flight to Quito. So got on the plane after a ridiculously early start (at … Continue reading I’m in Miamy babyyy!
So I think I’ve got nearly everything now… I just need one of those pacsafe camera/passport etc holder, seems sensible Mum and me went shopping for everything yesterday and well, I think we may have over done it… Bless mum, she’s obviously worried about me going and we were both having little panics about what … Continue reading In 5 days time