Monthly Archives: June 2006

Leaving for LA

We fly out of Bolivia and into Los Angeles (via Peru and San Salvador) tomorrow morning. Then the next day we jet over to New Zealand. We’ve got a big day of shopping planned for LA. Although, Alecia’s feeling sick … Continue reading

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In Bolivia

Bolivia disagrees with me. I’ve been sick since I got here a week or so ago. Yesterday was the first day I actually enjoyed being in Bolivia. Alecia and I biked down Death Road. It took most of the day, … Continue reading

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Caiman wrangling!

We’re nearly out of time in this internet place, so I’m just going to write the juicy details. We found a caiman in a field and I jumped on it. Those things are STRONG!!! But I still have all of … Continue reading

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Iguaçu Falls

We decided to stay on the Argentinian side of the Iguaçu falls, because the town is smaller, and pretty much anywhere in South America is cheaper than Brasil. We arrive in the afternoon, and as soon as we stepped off … Continue reading

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24 hours in Rio

After initially deciding not to bother with Rio, we changed our mind and made a 6 hour bus ride to Rio de Janeiro, arriving after sundown, in a foreign city, with huge backpacks, sticking out like the proverbial sore thumbs, … Continue reading

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Still in Brasil

We’ve done a bunch of stuff since last we spoke. We saw the Argentine side of the Iguaçu Falls (where we saw a vicious pack of coati, some rampading agouti, and a loving family of guinea pig things). In about … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo, day 2

Day 2 in Brazil was shaping up to be a big one. Alecia and I got up at 6:30, had breakfast, and headed back to the Butantan institute. We met Rafael at his office and we all headed down to … Continue reading

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Brazil!

We arrive in Sao Paulo at about 7 AM. Alecia got the name of a hostel from the airport info booth, and we headed there on a train. That afternoon (Tuesday) we headed out to the University of Sao Paulo … Continue reading

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