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Comedy gold

So just another typical Saturday, lounging in the backyard listening to tunes, talk of sparking up a BBQ when Fray gets asked if he'd like to attend a comedy night. Now Fray's long and bloody battle with the Spanish language has been well…

Los Roques baby!

So it was with a heavy heart that Fray agreed to go to Los Roques.  There had been wild accusations flying around that the life of a travel writer was not as demanding and stressful as they'd been led to believe, and that Fray was…

The make or break night – 14/04/2013

So today saw the 2013 Venezuelan presidential election... and oh what a night.Sat in a pro-Opposition house, Fray eagerly scanned the news sites as the decision dragged on.  To say the mood was tense would be like saying that Fray was an…

ROAD HOG!!!

When you love something, or someone, so much it´s easy to be blinded to their faults.  That Fray loved Venezuela was never in dispute, but he was most definitely not blinded to the suicidal tendencies of the Venezuelan drivers, their Mad…

It’s been a while…

What a difference a few weeks can make... What started as a weekend trip to the beach finally ended 2 weeks later with a pulled muscle, a heap of new friends, an exciting discolouration to the shiny white skin and memories that will remain…

Tuesday March 5th 2013 -17:25

"What a glorious day" thought young Fray as he wiped the gushing sweat from his brow and rubbed lotion into his festering sores. "I wonder what unusual delights today will bestow on me"..... (Oh Fray, if only you knew). The first of these…

Hips don’t lie

Now our hero has many strengths, many qualities and virtues that make him a big deal... Hell, you wouldn't be reading this if he wasn't! Possibly one of his greatest attributes was his love of the unknown and a thirst for new experiences.…

All you can eat English buffet

If it were possible our young adventurer would happily rip out the still-beating heart of ever female mosquito on the planet (the dudes are fine). The mosquitoes of Barquisimeto had long ago given up their vampiric ways, choosing instead a…