Jonny Blair flying from Chile to Argentina Don't Stop Living

Airways to Buenos Aires

It’s a giant in terms of world cities and so I wanted to stroke it off my list – see Maradona’s home, sample the thriving night life and just see what all the fuss is about when it comes to talking about…BA, Buenos Aires.   It’s by no means my least favourite city, but it Read more about Airways to Buenos Aires[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Galway Irish Pub – The World’s Southern Most Irish Pub Number 1

I’ve been to a fair few Irish Pubs it would be fair to say. I like them – it’s probably the only part of my culture that is global and has a positive reputation. A lot of my fellow countrymen seem to like avoiding them for some reason and I’ll never understand that – at Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Galway Irish Pub – The World’s Southern Most Irish Pub Number 1[…]

My Trip to Antarctica Begins: Sailing Down The Beagle Channel

Date – Saturday 6th November 2010 Position – 60 o’S/60 o’ W Location – Beagle Channel Temperature – Cold, but above zero Weather – Windy and Chilly, but with the sun out Sea Conditions – Calm, but beginning to rock The first part of the epic quest to Antarctica began with a sailing and departure Read more about My Trip to Antarctica Begins: Sailing Down The Beagle Channel[…]

“There we were, now here we are” – Changing Times/Oasis Lyrics

Yet another tale of how life changes and fate changes due to reasons simply beyond your control, with this one a definite influence on the things I did, the people I met and perhaps this flight change was meant to happen for me, as without it I may not have decided to stay to study Read more about “There we were, now here we are” – Changing Times/Oasis Lyrics[…]

Goodnight Planet Earth, As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

It was all so surreal like a childhood dream or a Norman Whiteside World Cup goal. Back in 1986 I got the Norman Whiteside World Cup goal. A free kick in an impressive 1-1 draw with Algeria (which we could have won 2-1). That was enough for me in those days. A draw for Northern Read more about Goodnight Planet Earth, As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)[…]

ushuaia fin del mundo

Ushuaia Fin Del Mundo – The End of The World

It really felt like the end of the world on arrival in Ushuaia. I flew down from Buenos Aires. From the flight, the last 20 minutes the view out of the window was nothing short of sensational! Mountains, sparse countryside and forest, covered in snow. With the sun bating down.   Welcome to the world’s Read more about Ushuaia Fin Del Mundo – The End of The World[…]

OFF TO ANTARCTICA IN A FEW HOURS…

This is a live blog post. I ain’t done many recently, and though I’ve been busy travelling I have tried my hardest to find internet every now and then to upload photos and videos. With no luck on the photo or video front – they take far too long to upload and even then they Read more about OFF TO ANTARCTICA IN A FEW HOURS…[…]

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