The young man smiles, timidly playing his charango – an Andean guitar-like instrument; he’s dressed in a white shirt, a black waistcoat and trousers. On his head, sits a woolly red beanie flopped to the sided with a white tip, complete with tassels made of a various colourful treads.
When I first arrived in Myanmar, I wondered if there was some sort of make up trend that I hadn’t quite caught up with yet. Everywhere I went, I saw not only women, but men and children with this creamy beige powder spread all over their faces. Women and children sometimes made really cute patterns. It’s become a sort of novelty with tourists now; during my first time in Bagan, I was really excited when a lady said she’d put some on my face for me – she even made a cute flower pattern with it. Not only is it supposed to be good for your skin, it’s supposed to protect it from the sun as well, although from my experience, it’s not waterproof and well.. Myanmar is a hot country..
There was a lot of excitement for my trip to Brazil. Although it would be my first time stepping foot in the country, I knew so much about Brazil, and I was eager to witness and experience it all. After a disappointing stay in Santiago, Chile, I was ready to really let loose and explore Rio de Janeiro in all it’s glory – and it did not disappoint. Here are a few things I absolutely loved about Rio de Janeiro.
Sometimes, the unfortunate happens; your lose your passport, or worse, it’s stolen. It sucks, but no matter where you are in the world, it happens. I have now lost my passport twice; once in the Philippines, and once in Chile. This is one area where I think I’m quite confident offering advice on what to do. Here’s a step by step guide:
When it comes to adventure sports, I wish I could say that I loved it and that I was amazing at it.. but I’m not. Truth is, I love trying it, and I love learning, but I’m no good. Recently, I tried sand-boarding for the first time in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, and it was so much fun!