Chingaza National Park hike

We were really pleased when Lee and Laura suggested a hike in Chingaza, one of Colombia’s National Parks within driving distance of Bogotá to the east. The night before we made some sandwiches to carry with us. It took a while to make our way out of the city because a lot of locals like…

Cadaqués

Another sunny day so off to the Costa Brava we headed on a bus. Our main destination was Cadaqués. Our journey of just over an hour saw us pass through a number of other Costa Brava resort towns before we arrived. The helpful girl in the Tourist Information Centre soon had marked on a map…

Lake Jindabyne

After conquering Mt Kosciusko the day before we took a more leisurely approach and headed to Jindabyne the next day. It’s less than an hour’s drive from Thredbo. The lake was created as part of the Snowy Mountains hydro-electricity scheme so the town one visits now is Jindabyne re-incarnated. As we descended to the town…

Hiking up to Mt Kosciuszko’s peak

I’m always planning our next overseas trip but due to a bit of a personal health hurdle somewhere nearer is all we could manage in a short timeframe with a hospital visit looming. So recently we made a short trip to Australia’s Snowy Mountains. It took nearly the whole of the first day to drive from home to…