We quit our jobs and spent a year living out of a backpack and travelling the world. We drove, hiked, camped and hitchhiked around the world, living with little money and filming our journey along the way. I wrote this song about my experience exploring the unknown and re-discovering meaning and purpose in life after…Read More
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One month in Southern Patagonia (Part 1)
Torres del Paine, Chile When Nathan painstakingly stayed up till 4am changing our bookings a month early, I thought he was crazy.Read More
The Atacama Desert
Now that we visited Valparaiso in a day instead of the three days I had initially set aside for it, what were we going to do between now and Torres del Paine (TdP) [the only thing we had set in concrete (other than our Airbnb booking in Santiago)]? Nathan successfully changed our bookings for the…Read More
How do you know how long is a good amount of time to stay in one place? This was the very predicament we had with Valparaíso – a port town famous for its streets lined with graffiti. Tripadvisor had forum posts where people said between one, two and three nights would be good – but…Read More
When you can’t kick this terrible sleeping pattern..
I realised that being an early riser in Santiago gets you nowhere. Starbucks may be open at 9am, but there’s only so much you can do in the morning. Museums and tourist sights open at 10am at the earliest – representative of the culture and sleeping habits of Chileans. That being said, when I get…Read More
Bienvenido a Santiago de Chile!
Our very first stop on our travels is Santiago, capital of Chile. Nathan and I were slightly nervous because we knew nothing about South America. On a sidenote: I had been trying to learn Spanish by audiobooks and Duolingo and am excited to have the opportunity to practise the language. I’ve forgotten how much I…Read More