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What you’d rather be seeing – trekking in the Patagonian Andes

Tierra del Fuego  Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego Southern Patagonia    Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chalten  Perito Moreno Glaciar, El Calafate  Refugio Encanto Blanco, El Bolson       Catedral Reserva, Bariloche  Lakes Districts of Chile and Argentina  Parque Huerquehue, Pucon, Chile  North and Central Argentina […]

While you were working – The long march, Huerquehue

Today is the day we drop tent and venture back to humanity, suitably relieved of any alcohol in readiness for the reunion with team Poland. The two days walking thus far has been harder than expected, partly due to the terrain and partly due to our waning fitness. Just how much of each factor remains […]

While you were working – Parque Huerquehue, Chile

With the haze of Christmas drawing to a fine point in the rear view mirror we set our sights on offsetting the recent heavy drinking we’ve bravely endured. There seems only one true option here, and that’s to take on a few days camping in the nearby Parque Nacional Huerquehue; and we’re still unsure how […]

While you were working – Sierra Norte part 3

So today is starting well, a little queasy belly (Steve) escalates to schoolies week style blowing chunks in the dining room toilet, so sexy. Seems Tommy wasn’t done after all. Some water down and half an apple for breakfast sees us on our way pretty close to on time. Feeling really dusty and only about […]

While you were working – Sierra Norte part 2

In these parts there it seems there is a god who is a massive drama queen, lets call her Tommy, and she’s a vengeful bitch. Seemingly punished for our unexpected luxury we wake to a bit of a shitful day, the alpine atmosphere dealing up a densely clouded mass for Tommy to piss upon us […]

While you were working – Sierra Norte part 1

Ok it’s…. who the hell knows what day it is, and who cares, we’re off hiking. This does mean an early start (by normal circumstances, a hideous time by ours) so at, wait for it, 6am we get up… disaster! Through dead empty city streets we trudge, it seems Mexico has appropriate waking times sorted, […]