Best of 2016 – Photography – Further afield

I took ~10,000 photos overseas this year on my travels to Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, the Galápagos, Georgia, UK and Australia. Here’s a far smaller subset of some of my favourites. All taken on my Sony Cyber-shot DCS-RX100, a pocket sized camera that takes some pretty good photographs. Follow the links for details of each trip. Buenos…

Further afield – South American playgrounds

Early contender for my most random post of the year. Out of the ~3,800 photos I took in my three weeks travelling around South America I took a few photos of playgrounds which I thought were interesting in design and / or location. Here they are… El Calefate, Argentina A large playground, involving some beautiful…

Further afield – South America 2015 Highlights

I’ve captured three weeks worth of travel around Argentina, Chile and Ecuador in seven posts, so thought I’d provide a summary of the highlights, and learnings, from visiting Buenos Aires, Argentinian Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Puerto Natales & Punta Arenas, Tierra del Fuego, Quito, and the Galápagos Islands. Highlights Natural beauty Patagonia is an outstandingly beautiful…

Further afield – Tierra del Fuego

rgentThe ‘land of fire’ is literally at the end of the earth, at the bottom of South America, next stop Antarctica. Having said that it is only as far south as Dublin or Manchester are north from the equator so it’s relative, and far warmer than you’d imagine. Ushuaia, the most southerly city in the…

Further afield – Argentinian Patagonia

The heart of Argentinian Patagonia is the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, home to some of the finest walks in the world, and as the name suggests many glaciers. I had variable weather but saw some spectacular sights exploring the place, and learnt a few things. Perito Moreno Glacier I’ve already seen (and walked on when…