Gippsland Lakes

After the endless rain, the sky was showing a small but growing hole with blue skies, so I drove over the 30 minutes to Metung, a tiny fishing village on the Gippsland lakes. I wanted to stay there initially but it was pretty much booked out – in my price class. I walked along the lake […] Read More

The Western Cape

In order to escape Christmas and its shopping and jingling terrors, we got up at 6h30 in the morning an headed East, out of Cape Town, and towards Mossel Bay. We drove all morning, some 400 kilometers East, through the Western Cape’s mountain ranges, its farmlands and forests, bush land and hills.   The country […] Read More

Heading to Valparaíso

I wanted to see more of Chile than just Santiago, but flights to Easter Island were expensive, or completely sold out, and even a visit to the Atacama desert or the glaciers in the south would have meant a budget deficit higher than Greece’s. So I decided I’d got to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar […] Read More