Sunday 1st May 2016 Now that I have presented to you the content of my backpack, let’s see how to minimise the risks of getting the content of your backpack stolen in South America!!! 😀 For the ones who read the first articles of my blog, you will remember how scared and paranoid I was when … More 10 tips to avoid theft in South America
Sunday 1st May 2016 Let’s start with the backpack itself. When you go for a long travel adventure during which your backpack will literally be your house, it is super important to spend some time choosing the right backpack for you. The anecdote goes that originally I had bought this 60+15L Lowe Alpine Wilderness backpack. … More What did I have in my backpack?
Friday 25th December 2015 Just landed in Paris this afternoon. My South-America trip is over but I have now 5 weeks to catch-up in Europe with family and friends before to head back to Brisbane! I will also be catching up a lot on the blog the next couple of weeks to publish blog posts … More Merry Christmas!
Thursday 24th December 2015 I left the Viva Hostel Design around 5pm, off to the Sao Paulo airport for a plane to Zurich. Passed this church on the way. Saw a few more cool tags from the taxi window, like this one. Sao Paulo said good-bye to me and see you again. One day! Brazil … More Sao Paulo to Zurich to Paris
Thursday 24th December 2015 I slept in and woke up around 9.30am. Here was the room style of the hostel where I was staying called Viva Hostel Design: http://www.vivahostel.com.br/ The locker The shower had a timer and each minute it would bip, reminding you that in a city of 11 million people, water was precious. View … More Sao Paulo
Wednesday 23rd December 2015 Left the Antarctica hostel and its cosy lounge around 7.30am. We got into the taxi to the Ushuaia airport with Aurelien, the French guy flying back to France through a different route. Last view of Ushuaia from the airport. Queuing at the LAN counter. Getting into the waiting area. Getting into … More From Ushuaia to BA to Sao Paulo
Tuesday 22nd December 2015 I walked to the minibus bus stop where I found one going to Tierra del Fuego National Park. Landscape on the way there. We stopped at the entrance to pay the National Park fee. We got a map on which were the tracks. I decided to do the Coastal Walk first … More Ushuaia – Tierra del Fuego National Park
Monday 21st December 2015 I was at the pier around 8am and the first picture I took was from “The World”, on the of the cruise ship which had stopped here and that I could easily imagine going to Antarctica. Ushuaia seen from the pier walk. Provocative statement: Capital de las Malvinas. Pretty developed Ushuaia. … More Ushuaia – Beagle Channel
Sunday 20th December 2015 afternoon After the Museum del Fin del Mundo, I went to the Yamana Museum. First, it explained how about 14,000 years ago (12,000 years BC), there was much more glaciers everywhere and the sea water level was 100 meters lower than now. It investigated the question: Why was America the last … More Ushuaia – Yamana Museum
Sunday 20th December 2015 I slept in and woke up late. After some quick brekky, I walked to the Information Centre around 11.30am . There I asked about tours of the Beagle Channel and access to the train of the end of the world and to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. The woman I … More Ushuaia – Il Museo del Fin del Mundo