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Updates from South America

Our Rio & VM conjoined family are off trekking in the Bolivian Andes, in the Condoriri area and are off the grid for a few days, but managed to send us a quick tale of their latest shenanigans just before they left – thanks guys!   “Following a hard few days of trekking, we rewarded […]

Bolivian Expedition

  We have been on the edge of our seats waiting to hear from Team Bolivia who have been gallavanting across South America these past weeks…  Here is what they have to say:  Random fact #1: Pete uses female deodorant (pete of course being the teams intrepis Expedition Leader) Arriving back in La Paz after […]

Rio team are one week in…

One week into their Gap adventure, Team Rio have taken time out from their daily Portuguese lessons to give us an update…  And had time for some amature dramatics…       “After a rainy first day in Brazil, all eight of us are quickly adjusting to the rhythms of Rio. Between the sun, sand, […]

Our First Taste of South America

Our Villa Maria Gap Team have been out in Ecuador for over a week now and have just sent through their first official blog – thanks everyone. Week One: “We have already  been in Ecuador for one week, what a wonderful country full of adventures and surprises!!!  Our first adventure began last weekend with the […]

Our First Taste of South America

Our Villa Maria Gap Team have been out in Ecuador for over a week now and have just sent through their first official blog – thanks everyone. Week One: “We have already  been in Ecuador for one week, what a wonderful country full of adventures and surprises!!!  Our first adventure began last weekend with the […]

Rio team one week into their adventure

One week into their Gap adventure, Team Rio have taken time out from their daily Portuguese lessons to give us an update…  And had time for some amature dramatics…       “After a rainy first day in Brazil, all eight of us are quickly adjusting to the rhythms of Rio. Between the sun, sand, […]

Friday Fiesta!! Rio Carnival comes to Hove

Sometimes you just get that Friday feeling.  And sometimes, that Friday feeling is taken to the Nth degree when everyone’s favourite Brazil Project Leader, Danny Martinez, posts you his rather fabulous Carnival Costume to play with … Still plenty of work to be done though… Fancy tasting your own bit Latin American culture, nature & […]

Things you collect while travelling – a carnival costume?!

We’ve all collected a few bizarre souvenirs while travelling, this has got to be pretty high on the “what were you thinking” list! Our Brazil Gap Team are partway through their project phase at the moment however everyone in Brazil takes a few days off for Carnival (this weekend). The Mangueira district in Rio where […]

Things you collect while travelling – a carnival costume?!

We’ve all collected a few bizarre souvenirs while travelling, this has got to be pretty high on the “what were you thinking” list! Our Brazil Gap Team are partway through their project phase at the moment however everyone in Brazil takes a few days off for Carnival (this weekend). The Mangueira district in Rio where […]