Best and Worst of Chile: Family Take Over 5

We have been in Chile for nearly 4 weeks and although being expensive we had a lovely time. We spent most of our time in the desert then the last week in the forest and wine territory. We spent christmas and new year in chile and hired a van to drive to Santiago, here are […]

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Family Hijack 4 Bolivia

   IMG_5865 We are now in Chile and are writing a blog on Bolivia. It is shorter than the others as we were only there for two weeks. Best Memory: Mum: I have loads of great memories of Bolivia. I think it was better than I expected. The whole trip to the Salt flats was incredible. […]

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Family Hijack 3 end of Peru review.

Over the past four weeks we have been travelling around Peru. We started our adventure in Pantoja (northern Peru and the start of the Amazon jungle) and ended it in Puno (Southern end on Lake Titicaca). Again we will ask ourselves the six questions with an addition of two more things (thanks for the suggestions […]

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SLAUGHTERED!!!!!

Before you read this, I would like to make you aware that this is not subtitle for vegetarians of people who are squeamish as it describes the death of an animal. As I was sitting outside the wooden house that was my hostel, a large pig with black mud stains and long hooves was being […]

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Amazon Adventure

Over the last five days we have been travelling by bus and boat to Iquitos (Peru) from Quito (Ecuador). At least a  1000 km journey. To get on the boat we went on a bus to El Coca. The bus was OK but the driver was really grumpy and looked like he wanted to rip […]

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Family Take Over Two; End of 2nd country COLOMBIA

Here is our family review of Colombia. Although we have only been here 2 weeks we have crammed a lot in and feel we have a bit of a flavour of Colombia. Despite what people might expect or typical views of Colombia we didn’t see any cartel drug lords or rampant corruption and violence instead […]

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Colombia: Week One 18-26 October 2017

We are now in South America for three and a half months, which is very different to the comfort of our luxury RV on Malibu beach but does bring its own set of joy. For the next two weeks we are travelling around Colombia before heading off to Ecuador!!! So far we have been on […]

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The Hunger Games Trilogy By Susanne Collins

 Today instead of doing a post on my travels I am going to do a segment on three great books that I recommend as I have thoroughly enjoyed them. They are the Hunger Games Trilogy. It is based on a game show that is controlled by the government. There is a variety of characters in […]

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Music Stars of the East Coast

Over the past few weeks, we have seen (and heard) a variety of different music styles. We saw live country music is Nashville, learning all about the stars like Johnny Cash and other great musicians. I found this really interesting as it was completely different compared to some of the songs I like and who […]

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The Capitol- Washington DC

On our second morning of New York City we went to an amazing diner called Ellen’s Stardust Diner  where the staff sing famous songs from musicals while you order your food. The portions were massive, a kids meal had nine chicken nuggets, that’s the same as a large McDonald’s adults meal in the UK, crazy right?! […]

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