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December 2014

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The truck is sick!

South America, Chile

The truck is sick and has been for the last 4 days. This is the second time this has happened and so we are stuck in Punta Arenas. It’s now…

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Torrese de Paine

South America, Chile

If you’re visiting Patagonia then the one place you have to trek is to the foot of the Torrese de Paine. The spectacle scene at sunrise as the sun strikes…

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It’s Christmas

South America, Chile

We’re at a campsite with a stunning view of Cuernos del Paine. Not much to do except drink and take pics. There are 20 of us which means the truck…

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Heading north

South America, Chile

After four days we are leaving Ushuaia and traveling northwards to Puerto Arenas crossing the Magellan Straits. We are still using public transport so the journey will take appropriately 12…

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End of the World

South America, Argentina

Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world and is often referred to as The End of the…

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Perito Mereno Glacier

South America, Argentina

At the southern end of Los Glaciares National Park sits El Calafate, a much bigger and more developed town. The big attraction here is the Perito Mereno Glacier, one of…

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Cerro Fitz Roy

South America, Argentina

After yesterday’s trek I decided I would try and walk to Laguna de Los Tres that lies at the foot of Cerro Fitz Roy. This is a longer walk with…

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Los Glaciares

South America, Argentina

At last some scenery as we arrive in the tiny town of El Chaltén which is in the Los Glaciares National Park and the gateway to some fantastic treks. I…

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Bush Camping

South America, Argentina

There is very little to see on the journey southwards so it gives everybody a chance to get to know one another and settle in to the routine of bush…

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Valdes Peninsula

South America, Argentina

Departing Buenos Aires we will use the next 5 days to travel south, breaking our journey at Puerto Madryn for a couple days to go whale watching or hugging sea…

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Buenos Aires

South America, Argentina

Arrived in Buenos Aires safely after over a 13 hour flight from London. British Airways cut me a good deal and upgrade me to Business for 17 000 Avios (air miles)….

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