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‘Salar de Uyuni’, the world’s largest salt flat, is estimated to contain over 10 billion tonnes of salt – or about enough to sprinkle over two large portions of chips from your local Cod Father – across 10,582 square kilometers of south-western … Continue reading

Dream Roads


Check out a new section on our blog – ‘Top Roads’ – A leader board of the most stunning journeys we’ve taken so far:

1st: Las Curvas – From Los Andes, Chile to Uspallata, Argentina.

2nd: The Austral Factor – From Cerro Castillo to Coyhaique, in Chile.

3rd: Futaleufu Valley – From some place in the middle of nowhere to Futaleufu, Chile.

4th: Cool as Ice – Private road to the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.

Wining and Dining with the Sun Shining


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After Bariloche, we had planned to go to Pucon, in Chile. However, bad weather and bad map reading meant we missed a crucial turning. As a result, we ended up having to drive for two days in the wrong direction, spending two … Continue reading

The Carretera Austral: From Sublime to Ridiculous


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This dirt track is the only ‘road’ that links the far south of Chile with the rest of the country. With more twists and turns than an Argentine tango, it weaves its way through some of the most spectacular and remote … Continue reading

Estancia Valle ‘Charcoal-buco’


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Quite often we start a day of travelling not knowing where we are going to end up that evening. Neither of us imagined we would end this day rubbing shoulders with Kristine and Douglas Tompkins (and a former Chilean president) at … Continue reading