When he wasn´t being exiled (and maybe even then), the famous Chilean poet and writer Pablo Neruda seems to have had an enviable lifestyle as a bohemian writer and intellectual. (more…)
A slightly different post today. I want to ask readers’ opinions on the final leg of my journey. As some of you may know, I’m flying back to London from … Continue reading Where next??
Since I started this blog I have been trying to write it chronologically, so that the order of the posts reflects my rather erratic route round South America – a route which the observant may have noticed bears little resemblance to my original concept of getting south as quickly as possible and then heading due north, roughly following the line of the Andes. (more…)
It’s hard to know where to start describing Antarctica (and South Georgia and the Falklands: I ended up on a 20-day trip that took in these extra destinations). It’s like … Continue reading First Reflections on Antarctica