Monthly Archives: September 2012

Team Purple: My top 3 travel memories

Despite the Paralympics drawing to a close tonight, we’re continuing the Olympic spirit by getting involved in a travel blog relay competition hosted by Lowcostholidays. The competition sees a string of travel bloggers sharing their top three travel memories before … Continue reading

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Day 98 – Bus to Chillán and the usual getting lost argument

We decided our next stop would be Chillán which would act as a halfway point to Santiago, however it was still 440 km and around 8 hours on the bus – a little more bearable than the 15 / 18 hours … Continue reading

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Day 97 – Spanish forts and a German brewery in Valdivia

Another day trip with Gem, this time a little history followed by some beer! We headed off on the local bus to get to a fort on the coast. Called Castillo de la Pura y Limpia Concepción de Monfort de Lemus (Niebla … Continue reading

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Day 96 – Fish and chips in Valdivia

It’s not the greatest day for getting outside with drizzly rain all day. We walked along the river and crossed the bridge to go to a museum. All wet, we managed to find it but it appeared to be closed … Continue reading

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Day 95 – Fresh fish market in Valdivia

After climbing Volcan Villarrica yesterday, I was expecting to wake up completely destroyed today but surprisingly, the only physical reminder was some slightly achey legs. John was the same. A result of carrying heavy backpacks and walking everywhere, and participating … Continue reading

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