Posts made in April, 2013

Soymaratonista Blog 4: The Rains Have Come

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Running | 0 comments

Location: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Total Days Run: 263. Total Miles Run 3,626 miles. The rains have come. This is something we have been worrying about since we started planning the expedition nearly two years ago! Weather has never stopped us running before: we’ve run through howling wind, snow, blistering heat and torrential rain. BUT, this will be different: MUD! At the moment, we’re running on tarmac. This continues until Trinidad, but after that the orange Amazona dirt roads will carry us…. Click here to read more in English and also in Spanish You can also find the...

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Soymaratonista Blog 4: Llegaron las lluvias, Bolivia

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Español | 0 comments

La Ubicación Santa Cruz de la Sierra de Bolivia. Días en total: 263, Kms en total: 5,835 Llegaron las lluvias. Esto es algo que nos ha estado preocupando desde hace casi dos años, cuando comenzamos a planear la expedición. Las condiciones climáticas nunca nos han detenido: hemos corrido en medio de vientos huracanados, nieve, calor de fuego y lluvias torrenciales. PERO, he aquí algo diferente: ¡BARRO! Por el momento, estamos corriendo sobre asfalto. Esto será así…. Puede ver más aquí en inglés y español:  Haga click aquí ¡Siempre Gracias a Maria Pelletta por la...

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Rifa – subasta a beneficio de Armonía y Birdlife international

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Español | 0 comments

¡Compra tus boletos AHORA para tener la oportunidad de ganar una de estas obras en acrílico, de Katherine!   Ambas obras, la rana de la selva tropical y el tucán, están montadas profesionalmente.   La fecha límite es el 30 de junio de 2013.   Valor del boleto electrónico, el equivalente a £5 (5 libras esterlinas).   El participante que compre más boletos GANA, y puede escoger entre las dos obras.   El participante cuyo boleto es elegido, GANA la otra obra.   Pueden participar todas las personas que lo deseen, independientemente del país en el que se...

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Raffle-Auction in Aid of Armonía & Birdlife International

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Armonía, Conservation, Sponsorship and Donations | 0 comments

Buy Your Tickets NOW! for a Chance to Win one of these original acylic paintings by Katharine! Both the rainforest frog and keel-billed toucan have been professionally mounted. Closing Date 30 June 2013. E-tickets equivalent of £5. The person who buys the most tickets WINS and can choose which painting they would like. The person whose e-ticket is drawn first WINS the other painting. Anyone from any country can buy a ticket.   OPTION 1. CLICK HERE to BUY a TICKET via JUST GIVING (especially UK donors if you qualify for Gift Aid!) OPTION 2. CLICK on donate icon to BUY a TICKET via...

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Our new long-shiny-nosed office colleague

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in Armonía, Birds, Wildlife Moment Of The Week | 0 comments

We’re sitting in the office of Armonía (our Bolivian bird & wildlife charity). We’re tapping articles, uploading photos, compiling school presentations and catching up on all the tasks we dream about doing as we run. We always plan to achieve so much after the daily 20 mile slog, but after finding a home for the night hidden from the road under a tree, after rigging up our mosquito net or the hammocks, cooking and noting the day’s birds, mammal and road-kill sightings, we usually fall into a heap and wish sleep would never-end! But the difference about today, is that we...

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