Category Archives: Nature

NatureĀ“s architecture

Monday 5th December. By Jodie. Torres del Paine hike is living up to expectations. Not just the infamous wind that can knock you over (and it did). Also the spectacular mountain terrain. The torres (towers) are a highlight here, soaring … Continue reading

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Slow boat to Natales

Monday 28th November. By Jodie. On a ferry for 3 whole days! With scores of other tourists, sleeping in bunk beds, and notoriously bad weather. This could be awesome or awful. It’s awesome!! When it’s clear the scenery is wonderful. … Continue reading

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Very natural hot springs

Sunday 20th November. By Jodie. It’s raining, cold, and I’m wearing my bathers, raincoat and neoprene booties. Looking good! I’m shivering with cold as I shrug off the raincoat and ease myself into the hot springs. Mmmnn. Nice and warm. … Continue reading

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Hiking to the penguin colony

Sunday 13th November. By Jodie. We can get out to the penguin colony only at low tide, which is early this morning, so we tackled the 8km hike yesterday and camped here at Ahuenco with views of the wild pacific … Continue reading

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Tarantulas are harmless to humans

>Sunday 18th September. By Jodie. There’s something about this desert environment that feels familiar. Maybe its the red dirt, or the dry air, or the chorus of frogs at nightfall, or the sunsets, or the small lizards scuttling across the … Continue reading

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Yada yada…

Tuesday, 23rd August. By Paul. I have always heard that the Canadian Rockies are superb, but trying to write about them is oh, so difficult. To do so would require prolific use of cliches… Turquoise blue lakes nestled under rocky … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay wildlife

Sunday 31st July. By Jodie. We’re paddling around in Bartlett Cove for the day because of the humpback whales. They are particularly active in the cove at the moment. Researchers have identified over 70 individual whales in the area so … Continue reading

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