The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galapagos Islands

I needn’t bother introducing the Galapagos Islands. Some bloke named Darwin beat me to it. Then Vonnegut. Then Attenborough. I suspect even Billy Connolly might have triked across them at some point. But even when you have an expectation of the Galapagos Islands, they can overwhelm you. Continue reading

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Colombia: A Byword for Adventure

There are countries and destinations whose very names are synonyms for adventure. Until recent years Colombia was one of them, known to the outside world primarily for drugs, guerrilla groups and a dislike for players who score own goals in World Cups. Continue reading