BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

18 June 2014
Accessibility help
Text only

BBC Homepage

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!


Almudena, Researcher

Name: Almudena Garcia-Parrado Gomez-Lobo

Job: Researcher

Age: 30 - but I look younger!

Luxury item: My three washbags (full of sun-cream)!

Phobia: Meetings with Amazonian organisations that last for upwards of five hours.

Will miss: My friends and the colours of the autumn

Looking forward to: Swimming in the Amazon at night, after a long day of work

Dreading: Packing - repacking - unpacking - packing again - repacking...

Latest blog entry

Mission Accomplished

Posted on: Thu 7 Feb 08

Posted from: Cardiff
I was sitting in the office in Cardiff on a rainy day, trying to make sense of some expenses when Sam asked me: "Can you go to Brazil tonight?" English is not my first language and sometimes I don't understand people. As always when I don't understand I nodded and said: "Yes, yes," and before I could amend my mistake a flight had been booked by the super efficient Jo and I received a paper with instructions: a man was going to meet me in Heathrow at 4 am and give me an envelope, then I had to flight to Brazilia to deliver the envelope to another contact in a place that he would confirm at the last minute. The envelope contained a key piece for a shooting device. I mean, how cool is that? I had just turned into a Bond woman!!

View this post

Latest posts


« June 2008

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

To protect the security of the crew, blogs are posted on the site three to five weeks after they are sent

Rob Sullivan says

Rob Sullivan

"We've done it. We've reached the port of Belem, the gateway of the Amazon..."

Read more

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy