Tyson´s Travels

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Valparaiso the Absurd

Chile – January 2016 Valparaiso, how absurd you are, dishevelled, you never finished combing your hair, you’ve never had time to get dressed, life has always surprised you.            Pablo … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment


Galapagos – January 2016 Shark cried the guide emptying our 12 person zodiac in a few second. Even the captain and the woman who couldn’t swim well had jumped into … Continue reading

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Ibarra Ecuador

 January 2017 Ibarra is known as the white washed city as its historical center is painted white but I didn’t care about that one bit. The place has icecream and … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Secrets of Recoleta – Buenos Aires

December 2016 Everyone knows Evita, if only because of Madonna. Eva Peron the darling of Argentina died an early death but was mourned as Princess Diana was. Millions showed up … Continue reading

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Galapagos – The Beagle

  January 2016 Being aboard the Beagle is like being aboard a luxury yacht. It may not have a hot tub, sauna or spa but it doesn’t need these things. … Continue reading

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Carretera Austral – Escape from Patagonia

December 2016 The Carretera Austral is one of the most isolated roads on the planet. It runs 1240 km past ancient forests, pioneer homesteads and cascading glaciers. Finished in 1999 … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Adopt a Dog – Chile

January 2017 In Chile the dogs adopt you. Sometimes you don’t have a choice. In Caleta Tortel I set up my stove in a street-side shelter partially to get out … Continue reading

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How not to do the Torre del Paine

Chile December 2016 Every published international hiking bucket list has the Torre del Paine in Chile. It is the kind of place where Americans fly in only for the famous W … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Antarctica – Land of Ice

December 2016 The ship was doing the equivalent of donuts. To the casual observer it would appear as if the captain was drunk, or had abandoned ship leaving the ship … Continue reading

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The Huemul Route – El Chalten Christmas Hike

Argentina – December 2016 My breakfast companion was shoveling food from a tiny overflowing plate into his crumb covered mouth. He looked absurd, especially for such a fine establishment. It … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 3 Comments

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