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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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Punta Arenas – the southern most city of Continental America

Since starting a full time consulting job in February it has become really hard to find the time to write posts for my blog. So my final accounts of our trip to Patagonia are a little overdue. But Torres del … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine – Day 1

One of the first conversations I usually end up having with a Chilean person who I meet for the first time is about where I have gone and what I have seen of Chile in my two years here. Part … 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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Goat´s blood, horses and piñones – an interesting celebration for my one year anniversary in South America

I marked my one year anniversary in South America in a landscape that to me has been a highlight of my travels so far…the magnificent mountains and volcanoes in the south of Chile! And as seems to be the norm … Continue reading

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Summer in Santiago (and the south)

Summer in Chile is rather short, however in just two months or so, the country packs in an incredible amount of activities, festivals, concerts and cultural activities and many weekends at the beach. In Santiago, the month of January is … Continue reading

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Volcanic Vistas

I am writing this post from an apartment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a fan on full blast and having just had a cold shower to try and deal with the heat and even worse, the really high humidity. … Continue reading

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