Again, surprised by the life that thrives in this harsh environment.

VI. Land of Fire

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24/2/14 – 26/2/14 The mess hall was aflutter with campers drawn to the light like moths. Whump, the multilingual chatter crossed the decibel threshold whereafter everyone suddenly speaks louder to be heard. A card game got rowdy at the French table. If you listened without searching for meaning, you…

The Plunge

III. Entanglement

Originally posted on Paper Trail Tramp:
19/2/14 – 21/2/14 Bagless arrival at a Punta Arenas hostel. In the back yard stood the three fabled 125cc Honda CGLs that had made the journey South from Santiago. Two little tents clung to the grass nearby. One sagged inward, darkened with damp. The inhabitants, Australian couple Cath and…