Monthly Archives: April 2013

The lush Antioquia and hasta luego Colombia!

My flight to Medellin provided a subtle reminder of my day on Isla del Pirata with the food packaging being adorned with photographs of Leticia and the Amazonas. It was a smooth arrival into Medellin – security of your baggage … Continue reading

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Mi semana en el Caribe

Departing Bogota airport, news from Australia reminds me how far I am away from home, family and friends and also reminds me how lucky I’ve been to have had good health my whole life. My love goes out to the … Continue reading

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From the stylish Bogotanos to the Colombian Highland muisca

An early morning arrival into Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. My lovely airbnb hosts, Juliana and Juan, had arranged for a driver to collect me at the airport taking away some of my anxieties about visiting this city that has, … Continue reading

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Onto the Magellanes region of Patagonia

Magellan is said to have described Patagonia as ‘The Land of the Giants’ – not surprising once you’ve experienced the magnitude of the landscapes.  Its southern proximity, majestic and endless mountains and vast steppe make it an isolated destination with a … Continue reading

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Where there’s smoke there’s fire. Tierra Del Fuego

After wearing thongs up and down the slippery slopes of Easter Island I was pleased to be in my hiking boots! The trip from Buenos Aires was really pleasant. The long wait in the queue passed quickly as I chatted … Continue reading

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