Photo Essay: Chile

The excitement of waking up everyday in a foreign country ended three weeks ago to the day. We have moved back into our apartment, we are back at work and we have caught up with almost everyone we hold near and dear. The reality of being home is finally beginning to sink in! In an … More Photo Essay: Chile

Cuba Libre

The PA system crackles into life as the pilot nervously stutters his way through his English translation. After a moment of confusion, I manage to gain an understanding that we are to keep our seatbelts on, as it is bumpy, and we are about to begin our descent into Havana, Cuba. As I strain to … More Cuba Libre

Colombia

Since leaving the Galapagos Islands a couple of weeks ago we’ve criss-crossed our way north into┬áColombia. As I write this, I am sitting in my hotel room, sifting through mountains of photos and reflecting on what has been a fast-paced and incredible two weeks. Before arriving, like so many other people, I had some solid … More Colombia

Galapagos

I have been offline and unplugged for the last week in the Galapagos Islands. Before kicking off this adventure last November, I longed to reach the Galapagos. I put this longing at the back of my mind though, as I knew I had a lot to look forward to before making it to this small … More Galapagos

Mountain leftovers

We just arrived in Nazca after a torturous overnight bus ride from the second largest city in Peru, Arequipa. The bus was at capacity, the air-conditioning was non-existent and the driver kept himself awake by either playing chicken with oncoming traffic or simply running them off the road. Entertaining night all round! My few weeks … More Mountain leftovers

Peru

The last week has been one full of adventure and discovery. I visited the ruins of Machu Picchu, realising a dream I have held since I was a boy. I have spent years reading Tin Tin comics, poring over articles and looking at photographs of the Incan stronghold high in the Andes, but none of … More Peru