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    • Volcanos and Penguins and Wine Oh My
      The 28 or so hours traveling here has proven to be more than worth itWhile the flight from Houston to Santiago was overnight and in the dark the three hours from Santiago to Punta Arenas were spent winging over the Andes. Amazing is a word overused i
    • Wrexham County Borough 7 a walk along the riverside at Bangor on Dee
      It is hard to believe we have been here now for a whole week . Dust . Dust . Dust everywhere . We are getting used to being covered in dust . Dust in our hair making it feel like straw. Blowing our noses and finding dust up there . It never seems to wash […]
    • Cape Peninsula South Africa
      This day like our first day in Sydney was to prove one of the finest days of our double trip. The common reasons are not difficult to find. Despite the rhetoric there is actually no substitute for personally experiencing arrival in one of the world's gr
    • Stellenbosch Wine Routes South Africa
      After a full breakfast at our Guesthouse we were collected by Stewart and Pam for a day in wine country. First though we went to a craft market in the town where they were staying with Stewart's sister Somerset West and we then visited a very arty desig
    • Cape Town South Africa
      Today we were to leave the guesthouse and return to the MSVG which had arrived in Cape Town at the harbour next to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront at 7.00 this morning. S P picked us up at 10.00 am drove us to the docks and kindly helped us transfer
    • Robben Island Kirstenbosch Cape Town South Africa
      We arose fairly early in preparation for our visit to Robben island which was the incarceration centre for some 20 years of all the ANC and PAC freedom fighters including Nelson Mandela. First though D took a photo from our cabin window across the bow of
    • Jamestown St Helena
      St Helena Island is a British Overseas Territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is 1200 miles 1950 kilometres from the SouthWest coast of Africa and 1800 miles 2900 kilometres from the coast of South America. It has a subtropical climate