5 Islands I Want To Visit

You might have read about my top 5 tranquil islands before and how the Maldives is one of my dream destinations, but here are my top 5 islands that I’d love to visit. Some are countries in their own right, others merely islands – it’s not all about sand and sun though – hiking, wildlife, Read more about 5 Islands I Want To Visit[…]

5 Amazing Tranquil Islands!

I was thinking about all the islands I’ve visited and trying to narrow it down to the best ones, but I just couldn’t so I’ll compile a few different lists to sum them up in categories. First of all these are my 5 top tranquil islands. Places you can get away to for relaxing, with Read more about 5 Amazing Tranquil Islands![…]

Salar De Uyuni Tour Part 16: Chile Border at Hito Cajon

Chile is an odd country in my travel repertoire in that I have officially been there three times (or on three separate occasions) yet I have yet to do anything there! So I cannot say I have seen any of Chile, yet oddly I can say I have been to the southern most tip of Read more about Salar De Uyuni Tour Part 16: Chile Border at Hito Cajon[…]

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[…]

The Roughest Stretch of Water In The World – The Drake Passage

Dates – 6 – 8th November 2010 Position – 60o, 00.706′ S/61o, 59.226’W Geographic Location at start – Beginning of The Drake Passage Geographic Location at end – South Shetland Islands, Antarctica Weather Conditions – Cold, clear, sunny Wind – Not too bad, yet boat rocking Named after British Explorer Francis Drake, this stretch of Read more about The Roughest Stretch of Water In The World – The Drake Passage[…]

Cabo De Hornos: Seeing Cape Horn – It’s Not A Dream!

Date – 16th November 2010 Time – Early morning – 7 am (pre breakfast) Position – 59o 10′ S Geographic Location – Cabo De Hornos/Cape Horn, Tierra Del Fuego, Chile Weather Conditions – Clear, crisp, calm Wind – Calm A Michael Palin documentary a few years back saw him actually land and set foot on Read more about Cabo De Hornos: Seeing Cape Horn – It’s Not A Dream![…]

A Minor Stop in Chile *

A Minor Stop in Chile Pun intended. I am in Chile and I’m staying here for 3 hours. A bit odd really that aged 30 the first South American country I will visit ends up being Chile, in the same year as Northern Ireland played here. Yet I wasn’t at the match. And what’s more Read more about A Minor Stop in Chile *[…]

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