Author Archives: Claire

Doing the “W”

From El Calafate, we took a bus south across the border to Puerto Natales in Chile. From here we planned to do the “W” trek (named after the shape of the route) in Torres del Paine national park. The first … Continue reading

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Welsh cake and glaciers

Just down the coast and slightly inland from Puerto Madryn is the Welsh colony that was formed in Patagonia in the second half of the nineteenth century. We´d heard rumours of all-you-can-eat tea and cake so the pull was just … Continue reading

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El Bolson

After a lovely few days in Bariloche (the kayaking was immense – luckily we had the one sunny day there for it and I got to be captain with the steering pedals which James wasn´t that impressed with: I kept … Continue reading

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Wine tasting in Mendoza

Well…I´m going to keep this very short as all the wine has taken effect! As you may have gathered we have arrived in Mendoza and we have nicely settled into a vine way of life (get it…vine…fine???!!? I know but … Continue reading

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Safe and sound

It’s day 4 in Buenos Aires and it feels like we’ve been away forever and at the same time that it was only yesterday we were busy beavering away writing handover notes (and those were just for the flat – … Continue reading

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9 Working Days

Nine working days. That’s all I’ve got left before our advenure (nearly!) starts. And to be honest, I still can’t believe it. The months seems to have gone as quick as a jiffy and although in some ways we’ve been … Continue reading

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