El Calafate....way down South - Perito Moreno Glacier July 20th 2011 After a three hour flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, flying over Patagonia's barren lands, we were in true Southern hemisphere winter, surrounded by snowy landscapes. Within fifteen minutes of landing on the tarmac, we were in a taxi driving past mountains and lakes under crisp blue skies on our way to the small town of El Calafate.
Our hostel (America del Sur) was located in fr ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate 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
I came to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...oops I am still here!
After two years I left Hong Kong and went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
Then I returned to work in Hong Kong again! I'm a keen photographer and writer, and I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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