Day 10 : Salida

Monday 26 May 2014 On the way up to La Serena a few days ago, I mused on what it would be like to take a travel companion and two motorbikes, and just ride the full length of the Pan-American Highway (probably North to South, no idea why). It would …

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Day 09 : Wild Wild East

(as an aside, Pisco Elqui does have streetlights. Just not very many and they’re not very bright.) I have now passed the longest time I’ve ever spent ‘travelling’, which was about 22-23 days when I went on a tour group to China in 2002. Note however that since I spent …

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Day 07 : On the Beach

Friday 23 May 2014 La Serena is quite a pretty little town; ‘little’ being the operative word. Having spent my entire trip so far in capital cities, it does feel like quite a small and ‘intimate’ place. It also feels quite affluent – I’ve certainly not found any of the …

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Day 05 : Accidental Prat

Wednesday 21 May 2014 It’s possibly a question for probability statisticians to muse on, about how regularly I seem to be in a city and accidentally find something big happening there. Had I paid more attention I probably should have known, but I didn’t, so, er, I didn’t. When I …

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Day 01: Half the World Away

Day 01: 17 May 2014 The first continent outside of Europe I visited was Africa, in May 2000, when I went to Morocco for five days. This is unusual, as I’d imagine most Brits would go to North America first, or possibly (due to relatives, or sport) Oceania. Apart from …

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