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Coasting along in Chile

Many of my posts from Chile have centred around mountains – the awe inspiring and impressive Andes snaking down th entire eastern length of the country. But on the other side of the country,a mere couple of hundred kilometres away … Continue reading

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My bright red backpack turns 10!!!

Today I celebrate my 28th birthday! Wow, writing that on paper makes me realise it is rather close to 30!!! Anyway, thinking about my birthday the other day I realised that being ten years since my 18th birthday it is also 10 years … Continue reading

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Wonders of the world – both modern and natural

So the champagne has been drunk, the fireworks have finally died down and 2011 begins properly…well not just yet for me… I managed to delay the return to reality by an extra week which is a good thing since it took … Continue reading

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Tis the season to be jolly…

I think what I will remember most about Christmas and New Year 2010 is the amount of food I ate. Truly good food, but just far too much!!! The eating began the moment I landed in Brasilia on Christmas Eve … 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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Chiloé – islands of churches and myths

So my magical two weeks in the south of Chile did not only consist of admiring volcanoes… I also got to leave continental Chile for a few days to explore the archipelago of islands that is Chiloé. The ferry crossing … 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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