Lonquimay-Custa Las Raices-Crater Navidad.
Not to suggest that a dirt-coated fatbike is like a fish out of water, but I was finally able to baptise the Mighty One with the wintery scrunch of snow. And what fun it was, carving …[ Read More → ]
Melipueco-Reserva National China Muerta-La Fusta-Lonquimay.
In Chile’s Lake District, there’s a heavy wintriness in the air. Much of the autumnal fire has been doused, leaving the pale faced deciduous lost amongst the evergreens. The sky is a porcelain hue and …[ 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 → ]
I celebrated my 40th doing what I love most. Riding my bike, and camping out. I slept with the porch of my tent open, so I could look up at the half moon and the stars.
Everything came together …[ Read More → ]
La Junta-Puyuhuapi-Villa Amengual-Villa Mañihueles-Ñiregua-Coyhaique
Lest my writing fall too far behind my cycling, here’s another collection of photos from the Carretera Austral (more of an introduction can be found in the primera parte). This latest instalment covers the stretch …[ Read More → ]