From 15th October 2020 I travelled 1,200km over five days from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti Game Reserve and Lake Natron in Tanzania.
Tibby and I travelled 1,750 miles around England in 32 days in August and September 2020.
In February and March 2020, I drove 8,800km from Cape Town to the Kruger Park, through Zimbabwe and Zambia to Tanzania.
We arrived at our Santiago hotel location, according to our sat nav, and I did not dare to stop. We had stayed in this hotel five years ago and had memories of a tree lined road with smart apartment buildings in the neighbourhood.
Chile has a deservedly good reputation for their wines When we visited the country in 2015 we explored the Colchagua Valley and started our enjoyment of Chilean wines.
We stayed three nights in Valparaiso from 4th February 2020. Valparaiso was the principal port of Chile for hundreds of years and the government, navy and wealthy traders built several impressive buildings.
I attended a lecture onboard our cruise, hosted by the World Wildlife Fund, which principally focused on the work and legacy of Douglas Tompkins.
Let’s start with a trivia quiz question. What is the southernmost point of the South American continent land mass? We all know that to sail around the bottom of South America one needs to pass Cape Horn.
Ushuaia is the southernmost town of Argentina and is located four hours up the Beagle Channel.
We arrived in Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands on 25th January 2020 on a cold but sunny day.
My better travelled friends probably already know about Punta del Este but for me it was a revelation. Our cruise stopped there on 22nd January 2020
On 20th January 2020 in Buenos Aires we boarded our fifteen-day cruise
On 20th January 2020 we did a tour of the highlights of Buenos Aires. It included the new symbol of the city, a metal flower.
Tibby l and I arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil for a two day stay on 17th January 2020. China is the third largest country in the world, followed by the USA, Brazil and then Australia, which means Brazil is a very big country.
Juls, our daughter, and I, participated in a seven day photography, walking holiday in Scotland which commenced on 12th October 2019.
In September 2019 I drove from Livingstone in Zambia, circumnavigated the Kariba Dam, went through Hwange National Park into Botswana, had two days in the Tuli Block, one day in Khutse National Park and then drove to Cape Town.
In April and May 2019, I drove from Cape Town to Rundu in Namibia, where I joined a group led by Live the Journey for a two-week road trip in Angola.