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Farming in the Amazon region

I promised you in my last post that I’d tell you more about the local farm we visited in the Amazon because it was an incredible experience. 255 more words


Deep into the Peruvian Amazon

From Lima, we flew to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon. From the plane, we could already see the jungle stretching out until the horizon, with a river winding through the dense forest. 353 more words


A Day in Lima

Surprisingly, we made it. We had a delay of two hours when we arrived in New York which meant our next plane was supposed to depart in 40 minutes. 605 more words


Off to Peru

I know I’ve mentioned that I’m going to Peru soon but I’m so much looking forward to that trip that I wanted to give you an update on what we’re planning on doing. 398 more words


Highlights Around Mandalay

A couple of days ago, I promised you a post about how wonderful Mandalay is. And no matter how sick I got in that city, I absolutely loved it. 687 more words


Getting Sick on the Road

I thought I’d finish telling about my trip to Myanmar by giving you a story about the highlights of Mandalay. Or about the beautiful sunset seen from the longest teak bridge in the world, where we met a monk who told us about how he once got pushed off that bridge by tourists and then had to spend two months in a hospital. 747 more words

Far Away Places

Temples of Bagan

My friend and I have spent the last few days exploring the temples of Bagan. Numbers vary when it comes to how many temples and pagodas you can find around the area and I’ve read anything from 3000 to 4000. 588 more words