5D3, argentina, canon, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
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Plan of battle

South America, Chile

Tomorrow, Saturday, we will depart Punta Arenas on a public bus and drive northwards to Natales where we will overnight before continuing to El Calafate to spend a few days…

5D3, canon, chile, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, punta arenas, quirk on tour, south america
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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…

5D3, canon, chile, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america, torres del paine
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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…

5D3, canon, chile, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america, torres del paine
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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…

5D3, argentina, canon, chile, lightroom, magellan straits, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
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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…

5D3, argentina, canon, el calafate, lightroom, odyssey overland, perito mereno glacier, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
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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…

5D3, argentina, birds, canon, el chalten, fitz roy, laguna de tres, lightroom, magallanic woodpecker, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
519

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…

5D3, argentina, canon, el chalten, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
550

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…

5D3, argentina, canon, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
430

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…

5D3, argentina, buenos aires, canon, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, quirk on tour, south america
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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)….

5D3, canon, china, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, silk road, turpan
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Turpan

Silk Road, China

Halfway across the Taklamakan Desert heading for Turpan. Long drive days 10 – 12 hours with temperatures nearly up in the forties centigrade. 🙂 Turpan is China’s Death Valley. At…

5D3, canon, china, datong, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, silk road, world heritage site, yungang caves
879

Yungang Grottoes

Silk Road, China

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are an outstanding example of the Chinese stone carvings from…

5D3, canon, kyrgyzstan, lightroom, odyssey overland, photograph, silk road, torugart pass
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Torugart Pass

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Torugart Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3,752 m located in the Tian Shan mountain range on the border between the Naryn Province of Kyrgyzstan and…

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