Carretera Austral - Finally! December 8th 2005 Happy Immaculada Concepciòn day when all is closed and if you're in the middle of nowhere there's not much you can do except wait until tomorrow!
It´s been a busy few days since last I wrote. We tried to change our return air tickets to the 11th of January in Puerto Montt, but the earliest available flights were on the 23rd, returning us to Tassie on the night of the 25th. At least this mea ... read more
South America » Chile » Aisén » Carretera Austral 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
I´m Tasmanian and that probably explains a lot. I also love to travel, particularly by bike ...
I´ve somehow survived cycling through England, Scotland, Ireland (though someone did steal my bike in Sligo which put an end to that), New Zealand, South Africa, South America and even Vietnam. OK, Vietnam was a cycling story without a bike and a clear demonstration of why, if you should ever be tempted, you shouldn't play touch football on an icy oval 30 minutes before the sun rises on a cold Tasmanian morning two days before heading off on an overseas holiday.
So this time's it's Europe... full info