The Lake District January 15th 2016 We took the 21 hour bus between Mendoza and Bariloche for our first taste of Patagonia. As is now standard there is always an element of drama on our mode of transport! This time around: the bus was late turning up, the air conditioning stopped working first thing in the morning so the bus was a similar temperature to a sauna, the bus kept breaking down (overheated apparently) and finally the stew ... 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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