Finding my happy place on the coast of Chile

For as long as I can remember, exploring the coastline of Chile has been high on my bucket list. As a kid, I watched movies of surfers gliding across long crumbling waves, surrounded by nothing but jagged cliffs, wild flowers, big skies and the occasional sea-lion. Arriving in the Chilean capital Santiago, we spent a few days … More Finding my happy place on the coast of Chile

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Here’s to now: Travel from a different perspective

Humans venture away from all that is familiar for various reasons. For some, staying in one place for too long brings feelings of uncomfortable stagnation, while others have a thirst for adventure and to push their limits. Perhaps the reason that makes most sense to me is the one concerned with not only realising a deeper … More Here’s to now: Travel from a different perspective

Photo Essay: Bolivia

With my head in the clouds – well, close enough anyway, we travelled overland from the Atacama Desert in Chile, ascending rapidly through mountain passes to the Bolivian border crossing. A couple of hours later, we were herded off the bus to pick up our packs that had been swiftly removed from the bowels of … More Photo Essay: Bolivia

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 Colombia. 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