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Homeward Bound, Air France, Volcano´s and earthquakes willing

Thursday, 22 Apr 2010 | Views [285]

Well that´s about it. I have spent the last few days here in Santiago just enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. I have tried and failed to find Santiago interesting! Most of the old Colonial buildings are either, so run down that they are ruins, been ... Read more >


Sunday, 18 Apr 2010 | Views [309]

Not much today except for the Diplomatic incident!! Valparaiso and Vina Del Mar is the playground for Santiago folks who need to get out of the city at the weekend. I cannot say that the city is lovely but there is something about it that makes ... Read more >

Photos: Wine and road works

Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Wine Water and Road works!

Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | Views [392]

The wine tour was a great success, with us all ending up having a meal togather. The area around Mendoza produces more that 70% of the wine produced in Argentina! The grape that hey seem to be so proud of is Melbec. This is similar to Merlot but they ... Read more >

Photos: Santiago to Mendoza

Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Back across the Andies

Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | Views [359]

Today I have crosed back from Santiago to Argentina and the city of Mendoza. The reason for this is that the journey through the mountains is said to be spectacular. I have been so lucky as the grey day of yesterday turned into a bright sunny day today.... Read more >

Photos: Disaster Zone the pictures

Sunday, 11 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Disaster Zone!

Saturday, 10 Apr 2010 | Views [336]

I,ve tried to put the photos on but it,s a slow connction and it does not work so yu,ll have to wait til tomorrow when I,m in Santiago The journey north from Pucon was delayed by all the diversions that we had to take. They were caused by damage to ... Read more >

Photos: Villarica and Pucon

Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Volcano Villarica

Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [303]

Not much to say today. I've moved North about 250kms to a place called Pucon. There is the obligatory Lake and an active Volcano here. when I say active it has a bit of smoke coming out of it. Lynsey an Aussy I met told me that she had treked up to the ... Read more >

Volcano's and "leaps"

Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [318]

It's Easter Sunday and you might expect in a truely Catholic Country, all the shops are:- Abierta, Open! Admitadly they did not open till about 12, and as they put the clocks back (it Autumn here)last night so they all had a good rest after the late Saturday ... Read more >

Photos: Volcano's and "Leaps"

Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Navimag

Friday, 2 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Navimag and Fiordland

Friday, 2 Apr 2010 | Views [317]

It's Friday morning and I've just got off the boat from Puerta Natales. (I thought the local paper has a wonderful name!) We left Tuesday morning at 7 and arrived here at 7 so we've been on the boat for just 72 hours. We have travelled north about 900 ... Read more >

Photos: Punta Aranas to Puerto Natales

Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Towers and lakes

Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | Views [195]

The journey north has brought me to the picturess port of Peurto Natales. This is some 200 kms north of Punta Aranus but a million miles away in Character. The town nestles on the plain between the southern Andes and the sea, well inlets, from the south ... Read more >

Moving North to the warmth!

Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | Views [496] | Comments [1]

My time at the end of the world has come to an end. The journey on El tren del fin del mundo was a bit of a disapointment. True it was steam hauled but it was at a speed where I could walk faster and the scenary was to say the least a bit of a let down, ... Read more >

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