The Lost World

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Sadly we had seen our last of Brazil and it was time to visit Venezuela, the highlight for us here was going to be our 6 day hike of Mount Roraima, known as “The Lost World”. The surface of this table top mountain situated in the heart of the Gran Sabana, offers an otherworldly feel and with the views on offer, it became one of the greatest hikes we have ever experienced, no blog or photo will ever do it justice, but let’s give it a go…

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Life on the Amazon

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With riot warnings, we expected some delays coming into Belem, we didn’t see any actual action but at times the traffic was slow. I wasn’t too sure of the hostel name, I just knew it was Hotel Amazonia or Amazonia Hostel this was actually important because the Hotel Amazonia had the following quote in the lonely planet, “Not to be confused with the hostel of nearly the same name, this cramped grim hotel etc…”

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Brazilian Beauties

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Well, we were supposed to be stopping for the day in Natividade, we were all shattered as bush camp accidentally found us in a garage turned local disco where music was pounding, vibrating the tents until about 5am the next morning. Earplugs didn’t help. Everything was shut in Natividade so we voted to leave early for our next destination.

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