Five Years of Travel: Our Top 5

Five of our most memorable experiences from five years of travel Today, 30 November, marks the 5 year anniversary of leaving the UK. When we boarded our flight at Heathrow on that grey winter morning I don’t think either of imagined that we’d still be travelling five...

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Colombia: Caribbean Coast & Colonial Gems

02 to 14 January 2011 So after some time exploring Colombia's hills and highlands it was time to head to its fabled Caribbean coast for some sun, sea and sand. Due to landslides caused by severe flooding early in December many roads were blocked or destroyed. Luckily,...

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Thoughts on Colombia so Far (or 75, well and alive*)

20 December 2010 to 01 January 2011 It's not often that you only hear good reports about a country from fellow travelers but everyone we spoke to that has visited Colombia had nothing but positive things to say about it so it seemed the obvious place to head to after...

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Uruguay: the Taiwan of South America?

11 to 19 December 2010 Or ...... URaGay as Mark mistyped in one of his recent emails!  So it was adios to Argentina and hola to a new country for us both; Uruguay. We took a catamaran style ferry from Tigre, just north of Buenos Aires to Carmelo, a small town on...

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Buenos Aires

06 to 10 December 2010 So after several weeks of cold and windy weather, we were looking forward to getting to Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires and peeling off some layers.  We had made the long journey down, across, down, across etc from Santiago, the capital of...

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Chile & Argentina: It’s All about the Weather in Patagonia

... (and getting to the end of the world) 05 November to 05 December 2010 Chile and Argentina have some of the best scenery in South America but the biggest draw for travellers and trekkers alike is the Lake District and Patagonia. After arriving in Santiago, we...

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Crossing the Straits of Megellan

Here are some more pics and a video of Patagonia. This time its the crossing of the Straits of Magellan and the ferocious wind and elements. p.s. I hope the video works, this is the first time we have added...

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