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‘P-p-picture a penguin…’: A journey to Tierra del Fuego, Chile

December 10, 2013 - Throughout a spell in my childhood they appeared on the TV almost nightly, advertising a chocolate covered biscuit which...
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Paine is Pure Pleasure: The ‘W’ route, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

December 04, 2013 - The Eighth Wonder of the World Through the cracked windscreen of our mini bus, the Paine massif, an eastern spur of the...
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Sky-high in Bolivia: A three day jeep tour across the Altiplano

August 02, 2013 - The White World of the Salar I'm convinced I can hear gunshots as I'm rudely jolted awake just after sunrise. For one mo...
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The Lost City of the Incas: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

August 01, 2013 - Hitting the Trail The scene before my eyes is one of frenetic activity. Kit bags lie gaping open on plastic sheeting, wi...
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The Mountain that Eats Men: A Journey into the Mines of Cerro Rico, Potosí, Bolivia

July 30, 2013 - The 'Monstrous Babylon' I can scarcely believe my eyes when I peer into the gloom of the small store before me. Amid the...
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