Monthly Archives: October 2010

Stealing in like a thief in the night

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Iwokrama, the five star jungle

Apart from getting lost from time to time, getting sick off stagnant water and finding a range of mind-bending insects, not much happened in the week that I spent at the Kurupukari crossing. So it was time to follow my … Continue reading

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Alone is all it’s cracked up to be…except when you forget your GPS and wind up several kilometers into the jungle lost

Didn’t realize how much time I would spend just cooking and looking after myself. So I decided to trim the fat on my daily routine. Breakfast, who needs that? Shower, gone. Brushing teeth, washing face- Never did that anyway. Reading … Continue reading

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Off Road

Next day I sharpen my machete. No, this isn’t a metaphor for the honing of my PERFECT INSULT, it has grown dull with all the jungle bushwhacking and cutting through bureaucracy that I have been doing in town. However, the … Continue reading

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One step forward, two steps back

“DA, DA DA DA, DA DA DA, DA DA DAAAAAAA…Two worlds collide, rival nations…something something something, eye of the TIGERRRR…ohhhhhh”. Eye of the tiger pounds from my computer speakers as I shadow box a few rounds in the full length mirror. Stretch, … Continue reading

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Growing pains

I’ve spent the last few days hobbling around town on blistered feet. I don’t recall having done anything to merit blisters so it seemed odd to have so many that were sprouting up like warts all over my feet. Finally, … Continue reading

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