Oh look some more hills, we must climb them! – Parque Pumalín & Futaleufú

We’d used up our time allocated to Parque Pumalín hiding from the rain, so we didn’t really feel like we had been able to get as much out of it as we would have liked but there's nothing that you can do about the weather. We picked up food for lunch in Chaitén and then … Continue reading Oh look some more hills, we must climb them! – Parque Pumalín & Futaleufú

Puerto Montt and the start of the Carretera Austral

The bus journey to Chile went incredibly smoothly, once through the Argentine border we drove through 40km of cloud to get us to the Chilean border where we disembarked with all of our belongings and stood in a line watching the absolutely gorgeous sniffer dog wag his way around our bags. Three hours later we … Continue reading Puerto Montt and the start of the Carretera Austral

Playing cowboys in the Drakensburg Mountains

South Africa had been a largely sedentary affair up until this point and we were feeling the need of a good leg stretch. Where better for a stomp, than the World Heritage listed Drakensberg mountains? To get there we drove south from Dundee through rolling landscapes that became more dramatic the closer we got to … Continue reading Playing cowboys in the Drakensburg Mountains