Monthly Archives: April 2016

Casas del Bosque Winery, Casablanca, Chile

Last year we travelled through the Casablanca Valley, one of Chile’s World-renowned wine making regions, on the way from Santiago to Valparaiso. Although we enjoyed the beauty of the landscape, with Rich and I not being wine drinkers and there … Continue reading

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The Great Migration Republished!

I’m so proud and happy to announce that, after a hiatus of five years, Rich’s first novel about my adventures, Jaspa’s Journey: The Great Migration, is again available in both paperback and ebook formats! The Great Migration, which is set … Continue reading

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Osorno Volcano, Patagonia, Chile

During our most recent visit to South America, we had a fantastic day trip from Puerto Montt into the stunning Chilean Lake District. In addition to our tour guide, Patty, our constant companion for the day was the Osorno volcano … Continue reading

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Seattle Space Needle

For me, the Space Needle in Seattle looks like a spaceship balanced on top of a telecommunications antenna, and more than a little bit like a War of the Worlds tripod. And I love it! Despite now being more than … Continue reading

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Pan American Highway

The Pan American Highway is said to connect almost every mainland country in the Americas. It forms a continuous network of highways, bar for one 60 mile hiatus in Panamanian rain forest, called Darién Gap. Looking at the map of … Continue reading

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Dawn at Cape Horn

Few places on Earth have a reputation as forbidding as Cape Horn. Over the centuries, the seas around this remote speck of land have claimed thousands of sailors’ lives (a topic also discussed in last week’s post, The Albatross At … Continue reading

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