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#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile

24th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019 I spent Christmas in Puerto Natales, a little town by the banks of Señoret Channel where the Magellan Strait begins to ford. After months of staying in dormitories (and on occasion, my tent) I treated myself to my own a room and spent a few days drinking wine,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile”

Travelblog SA#22: Salkantay Trek – Peru

19th-22nd October 2018 The Salkantay Trek is an alternative to the – now, not only very busy but exclusively expensive – Inca Trail. You do not pass by as many ruins along this road but you do get to traverse a wonderful variety of landscapes, including glacial mountains, lakes, cloud forests and even jungles, whilstContinue reading “Travelblog SA#22: Salkantay Trek – Peru”