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I am a proud citizen of the Glacier Republic

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Recently around 2000 of Chile’s finest superheroes, young and old, came together to send a clear message to the country’s government – Protect Chile’s Glaciers! Chile has around 80% of South America’s glaciers. Most of them are in the far … Continue reading

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World Cup Memories

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Every four years I show just a little bit of interest in football. As a child I had no interest in the games, but I did enjoy filling in all the scores on a chart with my dad and watching … Continue reading

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Biking in Bogota

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What to do when you have one day to explore a city like Bogota, Colombia??? I recently found myself faced with this question, when I had a Saturday free in Bogota during a work trip to Colombia and Costa Rica. … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Mapocho River up close

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Many of the world’s most beautiful cities have an iconic river flowing through them – the Thames in London, the Seine in Paris or the Liffey in Dublin, to name only three. Our ancestors settled along rivers for drinking water, food … Continue reading

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Feeling just a little closer to home

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Two days ago, on 3o April, I woke up feeling like a child on Christmas Day. Obviously it wasn’t Christmas, nor was it my birthday or anniversary, rather it was Election Day for South Africans scattered across the globe, who … Continue reading

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Visiting Chaiten

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There is probably no better time then a lazy Sunday morning to try and catch up on my blog, which is hopelessly out of date. I spend so much time on my computer for work during the week, that I … Continue reading

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Facing my fears on the Futaleufu

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I consider myself to be a fairly adventurous person who likes to try new things and if those things involve a bit of adrenalin, then even better. I didn’t think twice before deciding to bungee jump off the Vic Falls … Continue reading

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