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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?  – Chile part 1

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – Chile part 1

This feels like a million years ago now, especially as I'm posting it from Peru which is still in the midst of a national emergency due to catastrophic flooding. Anyway enjoy the bad formatting and lack of links courtesy of posting from my phone!* 17th-21st Feb I'm sure the Carretera Austral will be a great … Continue reading What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – Chile part 1

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I Won’t Cry for You, Argentina

I Won’t Cry for You, Argentina

13th - 16th Feb The time came to leave Ushuaia and I realised I wasn't feeling at all confident about my likely hitchhiking prospects. So my plan B was to travel to Rio Grande and then figure it out from there. No tourists stop in Rio Grande if they can possibly help it so I … Continue reading I Won’t Cry for You, Argentina

Update from the end of the world

Update from the end of the world

I'm in Ushuaia, self-proclaimed end of the world, so of course this post isn't about Ushuaia, as I wrote most of it on the bus here 5 days ago...[And now I'm not even in Usuaia anymore!] Anyway 🙂 A few observations from the last couple of weeks: My optimistic hope that there is some kind … Continue reading Update from the end of the world

The Lake District (not the Cumbrian one obviously..)

The Lake District (not the Cumbrian one obviously..)

I’m on a bus [well I was, over a week ago now..] from Bariloche in the Argentine lake district to El Chaltén in Patagonia’s deep south, via the legendary Ruta 40 that runs parallel to the Andean spine of the country. I told you it was legendary: From  Villazon on the northern border right down … Continue reading The Lake District (not the Cumbrian one obviously..)