Hi! This article is Part 2 of my Sustainable Traveller article series, intended for those who are currently already travelling, and just beginning to get interested in sustainable travel. Maybe it seems overwhelming, a lot of...
I have never identified with Valentine’s Day. Even when I was not single, and technically had a ‘valentine’. When your reputation for being a brain rather than a beauty is what precedes you, chances are...
Santiago is a city. Like all cities, I need a while for its 'cityness' to wash over me, settle on my skin. Only then could I usually see the individual lives of people, feeling it like braille embroidery in the smeared greyness of a city’s fabric.
I know people will disagree, but capital cities are always the same. The language changes and the food usually changes but the city centres around the world could have been copied and pasted as on a computer.
The packed buildings and and roads and cars, the smog lying over it all. The party street by the universities and the motel by the park where they have a promotion, selling rooms for 3-hour durations. The density of people who have no time for pleasantries, that you must penetrate in order to find anything.
This is an encrustation over every metropolis. This is the part I don't like about cities. And it takes me a while to feel around it to find where I might reach the layers beneath.
I’m sorry Santiago, I couldn't do it in less than a week.
So I thought maybe I should make up for that by sharing the perspective of someone who did love Santiago!
#TejaSunday I meant to take it easy on my final evening at Easter Island. But I couldn't stay away from the sea. So I made my way out to the nearest seaside restaurant, following the red in the sky. #goodbye #sunset #twilight ... See MoreSee Less
#SaturdayStories I was overwhelmed by choice when I was in Atacama. It was difficult to tell which tours were the same, and which slight variation was better or worse. It was even harder to do, while constantly trying to convert everything into English in your head.
Thinking back, I think these are the things that really mattered in choosing the right Atacama tours for you, so I've written it all down!
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