Welcome to the travel blog of Luke Kelly. I flew to Brazil in January 2011 with a one way ticket. Follow me as I journey around South America, getting by on the proverbial shoe string. I love football, design, music & food amongst other things and I'll be working as I travel - so those will probably be regular themes here. But a bit like my trip, I haven't really got a plan for this blog, so lets see what happens...
Posts tagged "Wildlife"
Piranha fishing in Las Pampas - eat them before they eat you!

Piranha fishing in Las Pampas – eat them before they eat you!

The last thing on our agenda after two and a half days in the paradise of Las Pampas was piranha fishing. Much like the alligators and anacondas that live here, piranha fish are proceeded by a fearsome reputation as man eaters - so it was quite a thrill to be turning the tables on them....
(Nearly) swimming with the pink dolphins of Las Pampas

(Nearly) swimming with the pink dolphins of Las Pampas

The schedule for the afternoon of the second day in Las Pampas was "swimming with dolphins" - and this was the activity so many of us where really looking forward to before we'd arrived. It's one of those magical, life affirming, activities that charities fly kids with terminal illnesses to Florida to take part in....
The incredible wildlife of the planet's most bio-diverse region - Las Pampas, Bolivia

The incredible wildlife of the planet’s most bio-diverse region – Las Pampas, Bolivia

The thing that everybody tells you before you arrive in Las Pampas is how many animals you'll see, but as much warning as you're given, it's still a shock when you're confronted with such a huge volume and diversity of species. Coming from fairly central London, I'm not that familiar with anything other than pigeons,...