Category: South America

The Legend of Mr Hugo

Sometimes when travelling you hear about amazing things. It could be a conversation that you overhear, somebody telling you where they’ve just come from or a passionate stranger excitedly telling you “you HAVE to go there”.   Mr Hugo fell in to the latter category and the South American gringo trail was awash with his adoring fans.    From almost… Read more →

The Art of Futebol

I’m in Brazil, and you might have heard that there is some kind of World Cup going on here. I love football, and there are few countries with a greater passion for the beautiful game than those in South America, especially Brazil. Almost anywhere else around the world, the opening game of the World Cup falling on Valentines day (12th June in Brazil) would… Read more →