Travel Tales

San José Mine (Los 33) & Atacama Tumbleweed

  Today I drove with Marielle, the woman I am staying with in Caldera, and her friend Patricia


5 Useless Things Packed by Accident (Now Made Useful)

I was impressed (nay, astounded) that my rucksack for a six week trip to South America weighed only

Travel Tales

The Only Tourist in Transdniestr

The arrival of Andrei’s taxi in Transdniestr was registered in a small hut and its empty boot inspected by a gruff border official. Then we drove on  further, to a slightly larger hut, to register our own arrival. We joined a queue to fill out the forms that allowed us to visit for a day