Bad News and Good News

Well, the bad news is that I am not going to be able to visit Iguazu Falls on this trip after all. But the good news is that, with a … Continue Reading →


Tierra del Fuego

Here we are at the Uttermost Ends of the Earth and I am trying to discover how it was that a people described in 1829 by Charles Darwin as abject, … Continue Reading →


The Towers of Pain

Torres del Paine is a Chilean National Park somewhere down at the bottom bit before you turn left for the Straits of Magellan. We camped here for four days and … Continue Reading →


Bound for the Bottom of the World

A great deal of preparation has to go into a trip that will take us away over Christmas and the New Year. So, apart from giving the grandchildren lots of … Continue Reading →


Back to Bungendore, Australia 1999

Bungendore is a little town in New South Wales just outside of the Australian Capital Territories and it was here that, extremely jet lagged and more than a little nervous, … Continue Reading →