Puerto Maldonado is not just a great place for hanging out and enjoying the Peruvian gastronomy but also an excellent hub to explore the rich biodiversity of the Amazon in the Tambopata National Park.
After a typical Brazilian “café da manhã” (breakfast) with “pão de queijo” (Cheese bread), “misto” (Cheese-Ham-Sandwich) and cafe I hit the road again. A short detour lead me back to the main road and I was on my way to Peru, the Amazon and Machu Pichu…
I had again a long day ahead of me… this time not on a ferry but on “Fury” my motorcycle. Marianna wanted to explore the Amazon in Peru and we agreed to meet in Puerto Maldonado. Reaching the “border town” in one day was impossible and so I decided to split the journey into 2 […]
What does first come to your mind when thinking about Brazil? Possibly you think like many others about feijoada, football, carnival, samba, caipirinha, nature or other typical stereotypes. Possibly some people would ask themselves: Is this the entire truth?
“The tributaries of the Rio Negro are teeming with music. On the outskirts of Manaus, capital of the Amazonas province, there is a symphony of unparalleled variety – the call of the yellow-rumped cacique bird, the cadences of cicadas, the cacophony of capuchin monkeys. When the water is calm, you can hear the clicking of […]
Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… What the hell?! It is 5 o’clock in the morning and an Amazon River boat vendor is trying to sell his cheese to the people on board of the Amazonian star.
Before we reached the ultimate bucket list destination Lençois Maranhenses we made a short pitstop in Parnaiba. Nothing special really but a fun night in a hostel together with other travellers. On the next day a “surprise” was waiting for us, lol.