Born To Travel Is On The Move

Hello, If you are a new reader I hope you have enjoyed reading about the beginnings of our travels in Taiwan most recently. Or perhaps you have read older posts previously as Karen and I have trained, bussed, driven and walked around Japan, Dubai, Spain, the Galápagos Islands, Colombia, Chilean Patagonia and, of course, Australia…

Taipei

As we drove to Melbourne Airport in my brother’s car we noticed peak hour was just about over. So we arrived in good time to check in just after 7:30pm for our 10:35pm flight direct to Taipei. The flight was about two thirds full and took off a few minutes behind schedule. As late dinner…

Two Glaciers and a Chilean Ranch

We took an early breakfast and then walked into town to the travel agent’s office. From there we joined a busload of fellow travellers and were bussed out to Puerto Bories. Here we boarded our boat for the day. It wasn’t the most modern but had plenty of tables with seats. We sat down with…

Puerto Natales

On arrival at the bus station in Puerto Natales we grabbed our backpacks from the luggage hold and began the walk to our pre-booked accommodation, a backpackers named the Singing Lamb which was in a quiet location a bit away from the main town. We checked into a self contained double room and after a…

Lake Pehoé – Condor’s Lookout Walk

After a good sleep-in we headed over to the dining room at Hosteria Pehoé for a leisurely breakfast. The view from the dining room window was spectacular.Once breakfast was over we headed outside into the grounds surrounding the buildings.To take in the view even better we ventured back out along the pier that joined the…

The W-Trek, Los Cuernos to Francés

After eating breakfast and collecting our provided lunch we packed up and left our cosy cabin and began the shortish walk to Francés. Again we had misty weather conditions as we descended towards the lake.A stream with water levels that had risen overnight presented a small challenge but we made sure we went slowly. Here’s…