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Climb with me – Part II

I am writing this post feeling distinctly worse for wear after our third expedition with Sube Conmigo on Saturday. I consider myself to be in fairly good physical shape and it is not like we are climbing Mount Aconcagua or … Continue reading

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“Climb with me”

Any of you who have read my blog regularly over the last 3 years know that I love living so close to the Andes Mountains and have taken every possible opportunity to get to explore them. However I have not … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui – More than just Moai

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As I mentioned in my first post about Rapa Nui a few days ago, I am finding it very difficult to describe how I felt seeing the moai, whether fallen and broken, standing proud on their ahu (stone platform) or … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine – Day 4

Day 4, and our last day in the park… Due to the fact that various campsites were closed due to damage from the fire, we decided to skip the middle part of the traditional W hike, which takes you up … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine – Day 3

For many reasons I have been delayed in telling you more about our adventures down south, but finally I have got a moment to write about day 3 in Torres… We woke up definitely feeling the effects of two days … Continue reading

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The bright red backpack heads into the mountains

Finally…after just under one year, I got to put on my hiking boots again and head to the mountains!!! In March 2011, whilst celebrating my one year anniversary in South America, I had an unlucky accident that resulted in a … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro – “Cidade Maravilhosa”

So, after exactly 9 months of traveling and living in South America, I had my first lightning bolt of ‘inspiration’ for my future…But it was not the type of awakening I was expecting, I still have no idea what I … Continue reading

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