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Stressed in Santiago

I finally arrived in Santiago de Chile on Monday morning after twenty four long, long hours. The journey had its fair share of dramas and in typical South American style every flight was delayed, but I made it (praise the Marks and Spencer’s Gods for Percy Pigs). 351 more words


Arkana 2015

I was lucky enough to be at Arkana this year. A music festival at 3000m, safely nestled in the sacred valley. Trekked an hour to get there. 58 more words


Watch Aymar Navarro put down one crazy line in Torrecillas, Las Leñas, Argentina. 


On the Move

My husband George and I have been together for almost nine years. In that time we have lived in thirteen different houses, had about fifteen jobs between us, and done four degrees (five if you include my teacher training). 266 more words

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Faces of Peru

Welcome to the final post of Andean Ascent!  While in Peru I decided I wanted to photograph some of the people who I encountered. A few of them I briefly got to know and could tell you a little bit about their story.   45 more words


No Language

I have been keeping my feelings to myself, because there is no language for me to tell you what they are like.

When I came back from Africa, I couldn’t see a change in me right away. 833 more words

Last weeks in Argentina: the magnificent northwest

We continued our journey north through the dramatic wildernesses of Argentina’s northwest. The journey to the this corner of Argentina turned out to be an amazing road trip, with each day revealing new landscapes, sometimes several a day. 2,990 more words