For this little nugget of a ride, we dipped into Bristol’s pretty greenbelt fringes, making our way to the petite and idyllic Bourton Coombe. On a carpet of wild garlic – and possibly amongst a family of fairies – we enjoyed …[ Read More → ]
I admit to a near perpetual yearning for the next big trip; travel hopes and aspirations are forever poking and prodding into the more foreign nooks and crannies of my mind. But if truth be told, I’m often more than happy …[ Read More → ]
I count Cotopaxi National Park amongst my favourite places in Ecuador – and even South America.
Sure, it’s not exactly off the beaten track, popular as it is with climbers attempting to scale the perfectly conical Volcán Cotopaxi – up at 5897m – …[ Read More → ]
Bus to Latacongua/Zumbahua then bike Quilatoa – Chugchillan – Isinlivi – Toacaso
So… despite the ride being officially ‘over’, I’ve found myself back in South America once more. It seems I can’t escape this continent. A free …[ Read More → ]
This is the latest and final instalment of El Huevito’s Adventures: a pint-sized, beachside excursion along Chile’s Pacific coast.
Our plan was a simple one. Enjoy a short ride out of town. Find a pleasant beach. Relax and soak up …[ Read More → ]
In this next baby-sized chapter of El Huevito’s adventures, we decided it best to head north, towards the sun and the warmth – given how rain douses family holiday-making with a perfunctory sizzle. So away from the damp and humid …[ Read More → ]
Our day trip into the Conguillío National Park was a definite highlight of El Huevito’s trip to Chile. The park lies at the northern tip of the Lake District, and envelopes the 3125m Llaima Volcano. It’s a wild, beautiful and …[ Read More → ]
I have a new riding partner: my little boy Sage, embarking on his very first South American bike tour.
This post covers the first leg of his three week Chilean adventure, taking us from the lakeside town of Villarica to …[ Read More → ]