From the Land of Ice to the Land of Fire December 2nd 2009 Given the aspect ratio of Chile, it never takes long to leave the country, with the destination more often than not being Argentina. Leaving Puerto Natales, bound for El Calafate was no exception to this rule and within an hour we were at the border. A few hours later we arrived at our destination. El Calafate is one of those places that exists solely to service the tourist industry, specifical ... read more
South America » Argentina Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Having taken a one year "career break", we've finally decided to travel the world.
We start in Kenya and then have six months to make our way (via quite a lot) to Hong Kong. From there it's on to Australia for a couple of months, before rounding off the year nicely with four months in South America.... Can't be bad!
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