Day 34: Back to Cochabamba – The Unbelievable Story of my Lost Phone And a Catholic Festival 

It was about time to leave amazing Torotoro and to return to Cochabamba to get the last parts of my motorbike figured out. Just before leaving the town I tried to ask an old woman for directions who was sitting on a wall. “Cochabamba, a qui?”, pointing with my hand to the direction of the road […]

Day 20 – 22: The magical Pantanal or “The Hunt for the Mighty Jaguar”

When I asked Douglas of what to consider when going into the Pantanal his simple answer was: “Don’t get too much drunk and sleep on the floor. Anacondas might want to eat you.” Haha… And also: “You are wearing motorbike boots, you should be ok for snake bites.” LOL! Ok, I suddenly realised to be […]

Day 19: Poconé to Porto Jofre – The Legendary Transpantaneira

The famous Transpantaneira. I was finally there, after I spent one night in the small town of Poconé where I really just relaxed and wrote a bit on my blog. Honestly, there was nothing else to do but to get prepared for the trip to Porto Jofre, a tiny fishermen village 150 km further South, deep in […]

Day 16 & 17: Jaciara to Cuiaba – Chapada dos Guimaraes or the Grand Canyon of Brazil

Black eagles are gliding high up in the beautiful blue sky, the sun is shining, little birds are sitting in the trees just in front of a beautiful panoramic view of the canyon. It is quiet, the wind is whistling and the birds are quietly greeting me from across. I am sitting on a rock platform…