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Rockhopper penguin

In pursuit of penguins

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 ‘I spent ages getting my hair right this morning’ – Rockhopper penguin, Puerto Deseado, Argentina.Bariloche, Argentina [by Paula] If, like us, you’ve got a bit of a thing for penguins you’ll probably enjoy this blog post. If you’re…
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Hiking in Torres del Paine

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We wake to cloudy skies, but no rain, and relatively little wind.  Debate continues about whether or not we will hike or ride to the waterfall of Salto Grande and to starting point of the Mirador de Los Cuernos trail…
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Torres del Paine National Park

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Torres del Paine has been on my wish list for many years.  And to think I’m here in the midst of it is amazing to me.  The weather, and particularly the wind, are notoriously bad here, so we plan to…
Picnic stop with a view

Because I’m worth it

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Picnic stop with a view – Lago Nordernskjold, Torres del Paine national park, Chile.Esquel, Patagonia, Argentina [by Jeremy] Well, we’re here now. I suppose we better go and see what all the fuss is about. There are some places…
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The Joy of a Mini~Adventure

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We have, quite simply, been really busy lately. Busy at work, busy at the house, busy with friends. Simply busy. While this keeps us, somewhat, out of trouble, it also means we have been able to indulge less often than…
Yet another sunrise at San Felipe

Unwinding on the coast

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After all the driving around we’d been doing in the USA, followed by some off-road adventuring around the mountainous back roads of Baja. It was time to slow down and enjoy the beach again. There is very little to report…
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Nach der Kurve ist vor der Kurve – die kolumbianische “Ruta de la Muerte”

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Kilometerstand Anfang: Las Lajas (Kolumbien): 20.576 km Ankunft: Mocoa (Kolumbien): 20.810 km Etappe: 243 km Von Las Lajas fuhren wir ca. 100 km bis zur schönen Laguna de la Cocha. Die Panamericana war zwar gut asphaltiert, aber unglaublich kurvig, sodass…
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Home, sweet home und weiter nach Kolumbien!

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Kilometerstand Anfang: Pifo bei Quito (Ecuador): 20.245 km Ankunft: Las Lajas (Kolumbien): 20.576 km Gesamtetappe: 331 km Die Galápagos-Woche war sehr toll und intensiv, nichtsdestotrotz waren wir froh, wieder „zu Hause“ im MePa zu sein. Am Sonntagmittag waren wir zwei…
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Back to the Beach….and Mexico!

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The waves sloshed onto the shore, as the sun warmed us. Having walked a couple of miles from camp down the beach, we stopped for a rest on a downed log, luxuriating in the absolute solitude. Not another soul disturbed…
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Mexico

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Our final morning in the USA was not off to a great start. “So. Have you seen the passports?”Well, the last time either of us remembered seeing them was two days earlier in a hotel room in San Luis…
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Quito und Umgebung

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Kilometerstand Anfang: Mitad del Mundo (Ecuador): 20.073 km Ankunft: Pifo bei Quito (Ecuador): 20.245 Gesamtetappe: 172 km  Nachdem wir in Mitad del Mundo Nordhalbkugelluft geschnuppert hatten, ging es zurück auf die Südhalbkugel. Wir waren uns nicht sicher, ob wir am…
Snow at Yellowstone

Wolves at the door

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Sure, we only had a few days left on our US Visa, but it would have been poor form to leave without visiting Yellowstone National Park. So we took another detour.As it happened, this was the last weekend that…
Beware of guanacos, Tierra del Fuego

Land of fire

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Tierra del Fuego is both harsh and beautifully desolate.El Calafate, Argentina [by Paula] When European explorers reached ‘the end of the world’ at Tierra del Fuego in the 1500s, they called it the ‘land of fire’ because they could…
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Let there be LED light!

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After spending the best part of two months in Alaska and Canada we were used to having plenty of daylight as we setup camp and prepared the evening meals. Unfortunately, as we headed further south, the nights got darker and…
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Our bestseller awaits you!

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  How exciting! During the first week of publication our ebook – For the love of Africa, an overland adventure – was the number 1 Best Seller in African Travel on Amazon UK. We are bouncing, you can no doubt…
Perito Moreno glaciar, Argentina

Ice, ice baby

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Perito Moreno glaciar, ArgentinaPunta Arenas, Chile [by Paula] It would be fair to say that Christmas Day 2014 did not begin with a cheery festive smile. Anyone that knows me will be aware that without an early morning cup…

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