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Nervous sheep, (yet more) wine, gortex and glaciers.

Valle de Colchagua. I’m in Patagonia now, but let’s reiterate that Colchagua Valley was our stopover for an education in Chilean wine – especially Vino Tinto. (Take note Mr Tax Man – you may be finding a few receipts in … Continue reading

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Good drivers and good legs. Welcome to Valparaiso.

12 September 2016 Valparaiso, the port city on Chile’s Pacific coast. Home to the oddest collection of brightly painted shacks cum mansions clinging to the side of the surrounding hills. The houses here are a mixture of corrugated iron, wood, … Continue reading

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Sacre bleu! Ici? Est-ce encore l’Inde? [OMG? Is this still India?]

13 March 2015 After traversing the sub-continent by taxi, air and hired car, I’m now in Pondicherry, or Puducherry as it is now known – the French colony on the southeast coast of India. Have you read “Life of Pi” … Continue reading

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