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 SA#25: Lake Titicaca Part 1 (Uros, Amantaní & Taquile) – Peru

1st-2nd November 2018 Situated on the border between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is both the largest lake in South American and also, at 3,800 meters altitude, the highest navigable lake in the world. It has a rich history, having been inhabited by many cultures – including the Tiwanaku people – for thousands of yearsContinue reading “Travelblog SA#25: Lake Titicaca Part 1 (Uros, Amantaní & Taquile) – Peru”

Travelblog SA#19: Paracas, Huacachina & Nazca – Peru

30th September-4th October 2018 After my week spent exploring ruins in the north I was forced to return to Lima to see a dentist because one of my fillings had fallen out. I initially tried to get it sorted in Huanchaco, but I didn’t do my research and ended up with a dodgy dentist whoContinue reading “Travelblog SA#19: Paracas, Huacachina & Nazca – Peru”