One adventure too far, penguins and the end of the world January 30th 2016 We arrived in Puerto Natales in good spirits after we managed to book all the buses and campsites that we needed to in order to do the W Trek in Torres del Paine, as well to get down to Ushuaia. We found our hostel and things got even better – it was friendly, people were nice and it was clean. They sorted us out with a tent and stove for camping on The W. We then took a trip to a supermarket wi ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia 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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