Returning home after big adventures in Chile at the start of the year, I decided my time back in Cardiff should be spent adventuring around my home. Not wanting to do any of this by myself, I had to find some friends. What better place to look than a Facebook Microadventure group? In May 2016 … More Microadventure #5: We’re lighting up the sky tonight
After spending winter at the bottom of Chile, I never really considered that I’d be able to do a microadventure during my year there. There was no chance of it happening while I was teaching during winter, as I didn’t have any of my outdoor gear and it was a bleak place to be trying … More Microadventure #4: Laguna Sofia
Football fever has hit Chile with the Copa America 2015 currently being played and the final will be in Santiago. At home in the UK I really don’t care about football, I don’t enjoy watching it and I hate the hooligans that come with it. I’m from Wales where it’s all about rugby. But as … More Football Frenzy
Some have a romantic idea of sleeping out on the beach, or it’s associated with crazy parties that go on long in to the night. My latest microadventure saw me and some old friends chatting on a sand dune sipping cider before snuggling up to the sound of the ocean waves. A short drive out … More Microadventure #3: A Sandy Mess
I’ve been going on holidays to Cumbria since as far back as I can remember, but the week I spent there in March was quite different and absolutely wonderful. I’ve got family up in Cumbria so visits over Christmas, Easter and summer were quite common while I was growing up. Despite family ties near the … More The Lake District in March
In 9 weeks’ time I will arrive in Santiago, Chile, no doubt jetlagged and tired after what will be a 24hr+ journey. Only after trying to find some flights to get me there did I realise just how far and out-of-the-way Chile really is! Earlier this week I made a trip to London to the … More Visa stamped, flights booked!