Journal

24th April, 2012

The Singular Hotel Restaurant: Puerto Natales, Chile

The Singular Hotel Restaurant: Puerto Natales, Chile

After a day of wandering about Torres del Paine national park, seeing majestic condors circling the skies, a rare puma out in the day wandering across the hills, a few guanacos (cousins of the llama) and a horizon of snow-capped mountains, one could really not ask for much more. A curious search on Google brought […]

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21st April, 2012

Afrigonia: Puerto Natales, Chile

Afrigonia: Puerto Natales, Chile

My Patagonian romance  was in a bloom, having traversed a fair distance in Argentina, it now led me across the Argentine border, across the empty expanse of no man’s land and into the small Chilean town of Puerto Natales. Here lay Torres del Paine national park, famous for its caves, its towering Andean peaks, the […]

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06th April, 2012

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

. . . . . . . . Leaving the lush green, red and orange autumnal colours of Ushuaia, a short journey on the other side of the mountains revealed a Patagonian landscape completely opposite to one I’d just left behind. Here there were no tall trees or hills covered in greenery, but a barren […]

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05th April, 2012

Patagonian eating: Ushuaia, Argentina

Patagonian eating: Ushuaia, Argentina

. . . . . .. . Having boarded an Aerolineas flight at Buenos Aires and settled into my seat with Bill Bryson’s At Home, a remarkable and extremely humorous piece of work, as all of his other opus’ on life and beyond, I couldn’t help but wonder what was lying at the end of […]

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