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Travels to southern Patagonia

Travels to southern Patagonia

With great excitement I find myself back in Ushuaia, southern Patagonia, about to embark on a month in Antarctica with A&K, not having done so since 2017. The SA Airlink official in Pietermaritzburg at 5.45am wanted to try and book my luggage through to Ushuaia...
Travelling to the bottom of the world

Travelling to the bottom of the world

One of the older expedition members reminds us often to pray that we and our luggage arrive in Ushuaia together. Ushuaia is in southern Patagonia, a 4-hour flight south from Buenos Aires, and hub for most visitors to the Antarctic Peninsula. If one’s luggage...
Winter is officially almost over

Winter is officially almost over

After our incredible tour to England in July, we suffered the disappointment of finding our pre-paid for seats taken on the Virgin flight. With the flight absolutely full, there was no option but to accept other seats. Virgin have since promised us a refund. It has...
Up in the sky by helicopter

Up in the sky by helicopter

My last blog began with mention of Molefe, who still dominates local headlines, along with another terror attack in England. The world sadly is a very angry place. This was highlighted at a recent talk at Midlands Forum, by a lovely female doctor who spent time in...
Iguassu and São Paulo, Brazil

Iguassu and São Paulo, Brazil

Karen and I went for dinner at the WISH golf resort in Brazil, and had a super meal. I noticed the waiter doing something on his cellphone, when we had finished our main meal. He arrived at our table showing me the phone. On the screen ” Would you like to try...