After a brief break to pull over and extract the sand from my eyes we continue on our planned 40km ride at 2,400m above sea level in the driest climate on earth. … More A hot and dry bicycle ride through Chile’s Atacama Desert
Ah, the age-old question of immersion vs. rapid travel (i.e., ticking destinations off a list in as short a time possible). I’ve experienced both styles of travel and have a clear favourite…but before we get to that, let’s look at the pros and cons of each. Let’s face it, the rapid travel market is a … More Is living in a country the ultimate travel experience?
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
The light of late has been great for shooting. Both dusk and dawn at this time of year in the southern hemisphere offer clear skies, interesting cloud formations and pinky, orange hues. I have been battling the cold mornings and crawling out of bed early for my morning swim. I had great concerns for the … More Exactly where I’m supposed to be
Sometimes I find that my passion for travel (and travel writing) becomes all-consuming. At times, it seems that every waking second is spent researching, planning and dreaming about my next big adventure. One of my weak points, and I admit I do have many, is my inability to live in the present moment. While I … More Living for the ‘Now’ is no easy feat
Did you see the sunset last night? It was hands down the best sunset I have ever seen in Sydney! Unfortunately for me I didn’t get any photos of my own as I was on the bus on my way home from work. Yep, there I was, stuck in peak hour traffic when the sky put on … More Sydney’s Light Show & The Modern Day Commuter