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 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

The ‘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 – Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Understandably the most popular national park in Chile, home to the famous three granite peaks of the Paine mountains, numerous glaciers, many beautiful lakes of varying shades of blue, and some of the world’s greatest walks. After the patchy weather of Argentinian Patagonia (non-stop rain in El Chalten and Boxing Day snow in El Calefate) it was…