We go Down Under

One of the many aspects of our lifestyle that creates both opportunities and challenges is the fact that we can live in the UK on our narrowboat whilst maintaining our connections with family and friends, and conducting all the required health and financial administrivia by returning to Australia at convenient intervals. We have just returned…

South America – Ecuador 2017

Our flights from Arequipa through Lima in Peru and then into Quito, Ecuador were thankfully uneventful. The scenery was beautiful when low enough to see it. We had arranged transfers to and from airports for all of our trip – it is so much easier particularly when you don’t speak the language and always feels…

South America – Peru 2017

On the first day of 2017, we enthusiastically set off on our Journey to South America. The first stage was three weeks in Peru to visit with Bron’s sister and brother-in-law, Yasha and Juergen, who are overlanders travelling in the beautiful Berta through South America. You may like to follow their journey here. You will…

South America – Argentina 2017

Our arrival in Buenos Aires at about 4.30 am was rather sublime. We were met by our tour representative and driven through very quiet streets to our hotel in the Palermo district, Clasico Hotel. We were understandably tired from flying overnight so after securing an early check in we retreated to our room for much-needed…

Our Aussie Odyssey

We are now back aboard Celtic Maid in the Brinklow Marina near Rugby, after an amazing four and a half months in Australia. So happy to be here and ready to progress our adventure further, but also feeling very blessed that we have been able to catch up with our family and friends in Australia.…