Jul
21

Diary of the shortest flight in my life.

Flight from Santa Cruz to Sucre.

After the 28 hour bus ride from Bolivia to Paraguay that felt more like hell I was not looking forward to my next bus ride. My next bus ride was from Santa Cruz to Sucre. They say it is only a 12 hour bus ride, but can take up to 18 hours or longer depending…
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Jul
14

Diary of a 28 hour bus ride from hell from Paraguay to Bolivia.

Bus ride from Asuncion, Paraguay to Santa Cruz, Bolivia

I had no plans to document my bus journey from Asuncion, Paraguay to Santa Cruz, Bolivia. I knew it was going to be a long 24 hour bus ride, but just wanted to get through it and not think about writing things down. I was at the terminal hours before the departure time to take…
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Jul
07

Witnessing the slaughter of a cow in the countryside of Paraguay.

Slaughter of a cow in Paraguay.

I have already shared my thoughts on what it’s like living the simple life on the country side of Paraguay. This entry though is directly from my journal. I literally copied it word from word. I wrote it a few hours after I witnessed the slaughter of a cow in the countryside of Paraguay and…
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Jun
30

Living the simple life on the country side of Paraguay.

Monte Alto, Paraguay

As I write this I’m lying in a hammock that’s hanging from a mango tree. The mango tree is in the front yard of a tiny bright pink house. The house is two bedroom with a small kitchen and bathroom/shower next to that. The door to the bathroom is a curtain. In this house lives…
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Jun
16

Dying in Rio.

Christ of Redeemer

I rolled out of bed and looked at my clock it was 3am. I felt exhausted and weak. I needed to go pee though really bad. I sat there a moment and finally found the energy to get up and walk to the toilet down the hall from my dorm. I went in and instead…
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