Tummy troubles and other tales April 5th 2012 I suppose it had to happen sooner or later. The dreaded travellers tummy.
Looking back I had been quite lucky really. Normally I pick up some sort of bug within about two weeks of being in a new country. Vietnam was around two weeks in. I was playing pool one night with my travelling buddy Kuba, a really cool Polish fella, and who is soon to be a dad for the first time next week.
So feelling a b ... 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