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Road Trip South America – Patagonia

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Road Trip South America – Patagonia Have you ever fancied driving to the end of the world? (Or going there on a bike?) The road from Santiago de Chile to Ushuaia in South America combines unpaved wilderness with fast highway and awe inspiring natural attractions. It’s an incredible journey, crossing in and out of two [...]

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Adventure Ideas: South American Style

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Adventure Ideas – South American Style At the Olympic handover this summer, the world’s attention shifted from London to Rio as the Brazilian capital prepares to host the next Games. But Brazil is just one of many incredible options in South America for great active family adventures. In this edition of Adventure Ideas I’m going [...]

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The long and incredible story of the Boy from Cochrane

From: Kirstie and StuartSubject: The Long and Incredible Story of the Boy from CochraneDate: January 2000 (we’ve lost track!)Place: El Calafate, Argentina (at last) Dear all, You haven´t heard from us for a while…thought we were lost or dead? Well, not quite although it was a close thing at times. Fattened and freshened by our [...]

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Into the crowded wilderness

From: Kirstie and StuartSubject: Into the Crowded WildernessDate: 23rd December 1999Place: Coihaique, Chile Dear all, Sometimes in life you meet the most extraordinary people in the most ordinary places. We met Nadine in a Ferreteria (a hardware store). She was buying some magnets to complete the Polynesian handcarved storage cabinets for her 25 metre yacht. [...]

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Losing It

From: Kirstie and StuartSubject: Losing ItDate: 30th November 1999Place: Puerto Montt, Chile Hi there, Hope this finds you all well, and starting to get into the Christmas spirit. After all theres only 25 cycling days till Christmas! From all the replies we´ve had to our e mails it sounds like there’s a lot going on [...]

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Changing Places, Changing Faces

From: Kirstie and StuartSubject: Changing Places, Changing FacesDate: 7th November 1999Place: Tome, Chile Dear all, Eight weeks in and we are fully adapting to our new nomadic lifestyle, as we forge a path South through Chile. We are now in Tome, 500km south west of Santiago, at the seaside. With this shift to an itinerant [...]

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