Canada: Force of Nature Whistler, Bella Coola, Williams Lake. British Columbia.

In less than a week in Canada we’ve already seen three bears – I still can’t believe it! Wait – how come we’re in Canada? Here’s why: After almost five month in Latin America we felt like going to Asia. That’s the great thing about not having a return date nor an around the world…

Monteverde: Nature & Adventure Costa Rica

Monteverde is a major tourist destination in Costa Rica. Several national parks and reserves protect the cloud forests in the area. Monteverde itself is a very small village, most of the hotels, restaurants, tour operators, and shops are actually in the town of Santa Elena. Going to Monteverde Monteverde’s bus terminal too is in Santa…

Península de Osa: In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle Costa Rica

The largest national park in Costa Rica, Corcovado National Park, is, according to National Geographic, the “most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”. The park conserves primary forest as well as one of the few remaining bigger areas of lowland tropical rainforest in the world. A huge number of species live in…

The Falklands Experience or Penguins at the Lodge

There are only two ways to get to the Falkland Islands by air: With a RAF flight from England or with LAN Chile from Punta Arenas, which is how we planned to get there. There’s only one flight a week and we had the really bad luck that the weather was so terrible on the…

Península Valdés and Punta Tombo

Back in Argentina, we went from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn where we rented a car for two days. After some stormy and cloudy days, the weather was finally perfect and we headed for Península Valdés, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Shortly after arriving on the peninsula, close to the village of Puerto Pirámides, we…