Travelblog SA#38: Chiloé Island – Chile

17th-20th January 2019 In many ways, Chiloé reminded me of Wales, my home back in the UK. Although it is an island, it is so close and well connected to the mainland it feels more like a peninsula, and it is a domain of grassy hills and cows and sheep, with intermittent forests and quaintContinue reading “Travelblog SA#38: Chiloé Island – Chile”

Travelblog#40: The Visayas Part 3 (Tablas & Romblon) – the Philippines

1st-3rd February, 2015 Getting to Romblon Island was a bit more of an ordeal than I thought it would be. On the map it appeared to be only a short distance away, but when one is at the mercy of public transport you are often forced to take a route very different to how theContinue reading “Travelblog#40: The Visayas Part 3 (Tablas & Romblon) – the Philippines”

Travelblog#38: The Visayas Part 1 (Bohol & Siquijor) – the Philippines

­­19th-24th January, 2015 After ten days spent in pretty but a little bit too touristy Palawan, it was time to move on. Me and my three companions – James, Chloe and Jody – boarded a plane. Our next destination was the Visayas; an archipelago of scattered islands which, due to its geographically central location andContinue reading “Travelblog#38: The Visayas Part 1 (Bohol & Siquijor) – the Philippines”