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A Taste of Paradise!

You know, sometimes it takes a bad thing to emphasise something that’s really good. The bitter taste and sourness left by the bad experience merely serves to spice up the good times to come, heightening the pleasure and delight to be had from them. So it was with Panama and Costa Rica. After Panama, Costa […]

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Back on the Bikes and out of the Mountains

Whilst we were shuffling along the Inca Trail and enjoying the delights of Cusco, our old bikes (they are getting very tatty now – real travel veterans, with scars and road damage to prove it) had been left for 10 days, unattended, in the hostel dining room in Cusco. We still haven’t sussed the cold […]

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San Pedro de Atacama, Back to Sea Level, Iquique and Arica

We had a fabulous time at San Pedro with days out to see Chile’s Valley of the Moon, the nearby Tatio Geysers and the pink flamingos at the Salar de Atacama on Lago Chaxa. It is a place of staggering beauty perhaps best left to the photographs to describe. The town itself is fairly small […]

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