Ushuaia is the established finale for many pan-American odysseys. Our original intention was to push the southerly envelope just a little further. The plan: to catch a ride across the Beagle Channel to Puerto Williams, on Chile’s Isla Navarino, and …[ Read More → ]
A little overdue, here’s a few photos from Ushuaia – and the beginnings of a coastal trail we explored, running south east from the city. For those travelling light enough, it’s a challenging ride that would also make incredible finale …[ Read More → ]
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Only the last stretch of my Patagonian journey remains… It seems hard to believe, but I’ve actually dreamt of making this traveler’s pilgrimage to Tierra del Fuego – the archipelago that lies off the southernmost tip of the South …[ Read More → ]
Well, it was, at least a few weeks ago, when 160,000 pairs of Magellanic penguins crammed into every square inch of Isla Magdalena. Now, it’s just the stragglers that are left. A bit like me, really. Always late. Still, they’re a …[ Read More → ]
This last week, I’ve swapped fat tyres for trekking poles, hiking through the Torres del Paine National Park – a startling land of granite towers, emerald lakes, clear streams, verdant forests, and seas of aquamarine glaciers. Plus, a constantly revolving …[ Read More → ]
Its sounds are almost as impressive as the sight itself. An incessant soundtrack of gurgles and murmurs; of deep, resonant rumbles and thunderous crunches. In this frozen river of ice, a soft, ethereal blue light seeps through cracks and crevices, …[ Read More → ]