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Inca Trail
Inca Trail

Inca trail beckoned after a 2 day acclimitisation...

Macchu Pichu
Hiking to Machu Picchu

Awake 4am for a 5am departure. It is...

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Carretera Austral road surface
Carretera Austral

The Carretera Austral, a triumph of Chilean engineering and a...

Entrance to Argentina from the Chile Chico border.
Crossing Chile’s Borders With a Chilean Vehicle As a Foreigner

“ Sanity is not statistical.” - George Orwell, 1984.  ...

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kandy lake sri lanka
Kandy

A four hour taxi ride from Dalhousie, near Adam's Peak had us arriving in Kandy. Visions of a town made...

Ritual washing Varanasi
Varanasi

Awake to the clickity clack of the overnight train from Agra into Varanasi. Slept pretty well and with no reason...

camping parque nacional altos de lircay
Camping Parque Nacional Altos de Lircay

After staying at Camping Los Nogales de Vilches we moved closer to the trails at Camping Parque Nacional Altos de Lircay rather...

Quebec City
Quebec City

Train journey to Quebec City is peaceful snaking alongside the St Lawrence river. Train station in Quebec City is outside...

torres del paine
Torres Del Paine – DIY Guide

Torres Del Paine. The epicentre of the Southern Patagonian Icefield. The mecca for trekkers around the world. Majestic scenery that...

Inca Trail
Inca Trail

Inca trail beckoned after a 2 day acclimitisation in the quaint town of Cusco. A relatively civilised wake up time...

Entrance to Argentina from the Chile Chico border.
Crossing Chile’s Borders With a Chilean Vehicle As a Foreigner

“ Sanity is not statistical.” - George Orwell, 1984.   As many overlanders will have experienced, crossing borders in Central...

Iguazu falls argentina
Iguazu falls

Yet another early start. Which makes it tough to live like a local out to all hours when you need...

Drone Photography
Drone Photography Tips

Not yet as common as the infamous selfie stick, and certainly a little more expensive, drones have taken the world...

tikal ruins guatemala
Discovering the Lost City of Tikal

We have breakfast with the yachtie set on the Rio Dulce. We say adios to Capt John and the Windy...

Glacier Camping Kershaw Peaks Antarctica
Camping on an Antarctic Glacier

Camping on an Antarctic glacier during a blizzard is perhaps not everyone's idea of a happy birthday. Yet this is what...

Fitz Roy, El Chalten
El Chaltén

The custom-built adventure town of El Chaltén . A by-product of the Chilean and Argentinian arms race to secure tourism sites in...