It would have been rude not to... March 7th 2012 It was only an hour’s boat ride away. With ten days in Argentina’s capital before we joined the overland trip that should take us from Buenos Aires to Quito via Patagonia, it would have been rude not to spend just a few of them on the other side of the Río de la Plata. Uruguay would be Jo’s third new country in little over three weeks; at this rate, she was racking up destinations faster th ... read more
South America » Uruguay A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more
I decided in early 2006 that I'd had enough of the London rat-race and the career thing - at least, for the time being - and that I'd like to take some time out: "me time", as it were; time to do at least some of the things that I'd been thinking about doing over the last few years but hadn't been able to fit in around work and client demands.
So here I am: backpack to the ready (to be honest, it had never really been put away after my '93-'94 round-the-world trip), and a gazillion ideas about how to fill the next xx months..... (And, no, I've no idea when I'll go back to the "real" worl... full info