16 January

Into the Land of Fire

Into the Land of Fire

Argentina is demanding your attention…. and to the degree you do not pay attention, you pay with pain! The distractions are huge and incredibly beautiful – but the pot holes are huge too, so paying attention is a must. My first encounter of Argentina and Argentinians were Buenos Aires. The fox and I took the […]

26 December

Laid back Uruguay

Laid back Uruguay

After three days at Destino 26 Hostel in Montevideo, I announced to the hostel owner, Mauricio, that I would be on my way – to which he retorted – “but why?” Why indeed! Destino 26 was a tranquil and relaxed experience with some very friendly staff and guests.  It was impossible to pass through the […]

7 December

How I survived 35 days on a cargo ship

How I survived 35 days on a cargo ship

After a couple of false starts I finally made it out of dodge… My departure had been delayed on what seemed several, frustrating occasions. I was all packed, my accommodation cleared and cleaned out, notifications and good-byes made. I wasn’t going to get any more ready, when I received word that our departure was delayed […]