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Category Archives: Patagonia
Years spent working outdoors in the glare of the Patagonian summer sun and braving icy winter gales have given the elderly man’s wrinkled skin a deep burnished caramel tan. Doffing his black grandpa cap in my direction, he eases himself … Continue reading
“Do you want to try them out around town a little bit before you head off?” says the shop assistant. I decline the offer, assuming, as always, that everything will be okay. Unfortunately being a generally optimistic person isn’t always … Continue reading
Tinged with grit and dirt it looks like the browned topping of a lemon meringue pie, a million giant-sized white iced gems clawing skywards. Crammed into a catamaran, we rise to our tiptoes to get a first glimpse of the … Continue reading
Before we came away, I was given a brilliant book of Traveller’s Tales including one by Don George called “The Culinary Chaos Principle”. In it he describes his fond love of turning up at a restaurant abroad and ordering crazy-sounding … Continue reading