Flamingo's, salt flats and a change of plan... April 11th 2009 The way north from La Serena to San Pedro de Atacama was long but pretty uneventful, except that for once the movie was shown in English not Spanish (volume still turned up to max of course) so for a change I didn't need to play the 'make the story up' game (although I've discovered that sometimes the made up version is better than the original)!!! Most of the 18plus hours passed with me peering o ... read more
South America » Chile » Atacama 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
My story so far....
2005: Left the UK and headed to New Zealand, spending a great year working in Wellington and travelling the country - vineyards, trekking , kayaking and more.
2006:When my working holiday visa expired I booked a ticket to Singapore and had an amazing 6 months in Asia - Orangutans in the Borneo rainforests, Tibetan plateaus and the ancient temples of Bagan and Angkor.
2006/07: Out of money but not quite ready to return to the UK I moved to Australia for 9 months or so, living in Sydney, travelling the East Coast and realising my career was n... full info