Santiago and Mendoza January 9th 2016 Our journey to Chile was a long one, from Ecuador via Panamá, but as we looked down on snow-capped mountains from the plane, excitement for the next leg of our trip was growing! We arrived at our AIrBnB apartment in Santiago, a fantastic find with a 17thfloor balcony with views to match and lovely landlady ready to greet us. Unfortunately the next day wasn’t my best as I started it l ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Mendoza 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
So. We're actually doing it! We're packing away our lives as an accountant and teacher in our lovely house in Bristol in favour of a tent, two backpacks and six months in The Americas. Most importantly, we'll be saying goodbye to our beloved rabbits, Bert and Ringo! Flights are booked for 12th August... then it's first stop, Grand Teton National Park, followed by Yellowstone. For closet geography nerd Tom, seeing Old Faithful has been an ambition for a long time... and I just can't wait to get exploring!
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