Tag: wildlife

The start of the O Trek

Ten Reasons Why You Should Do the O Full Circuit over the W trek in Torres del Paine

I, Antie, must admit, I took a little bit of persuasion from Pete to undertake the eight-day O trek in Torres del Paine. I was concerned about carrying our backpacks for that length of time and also whether my fitness levels were up to the challenge but I could not […]

A heron sleeps

When the Earth Sank

In 1960, the region around the town of Valdivia in Chile, was hit by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded. It is believed to have been between 9.4-9.6 on the Richter scale and affected an estimated 400,000 square kilometres (for context, the UK is only slightly over half of that […]

Boat on the Amazon

The What, Where, Why and How of Travelling the Amazon

What? We hardly have to say it, but it’s the biggest river in the world and its delta stretches over six countries and several million square miles. It’s also home to the most insane collection of wildlife, birdlife and perhaps most irritatingly insect life. Where? We travelled through it from […]