The day I fell into a cactus April 3rd 2012 So, I have returned to Pisco Elqui as I like it here.got up early today to see the sunrise over the Andes. Sat with a coffee and fag as it slowly presents itself. From darkness to light. Wonderful.Peaceful. All is good with the world. My credit cards are somewhere over the Atlantic en route to me.
Some random thoughts about Chile before I explain how I fell into a cactus.
A country the S ... read more
South America » Chile » Coquimbo Region » Pisco Elqui Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
After 30 years of policing the streets of Bristol and beyond I have finally retired and off to explore new lands. Having travelled east in 2010 (Vietnam) and south in 2009 (Australia and New Zealand), this time I am heading west to South America. Not sure what awaits, but know one thing, if it's anything like the last two trips it will be an adventure I will not forget. Happy reading.... full info