Winter Escape to Britain’s Bexhill-on-Sea

From the majestic frontier mountains in southern Patagonia to misty civilised seaside villages on Britains south coast was quite the change of scenery. In the space of seven days, we had travelled from  El Calafate, Argentina (50 degrees South) to Bexhill-on-Sea, England (50 degrees North). It was an opportunity to visit our Canadian friends Philip and…

Madrid: A Stopover for the Senses

Travelling 10,000 km north from Buenos Aires to Madrid may have not been the most rational thing to do. Escaping long sultry summer days for short, chilly winter evenings and 5 pm sunsets? Crisp fresh air, sparkling Christmas lights, bustling city streets and room to move, not to mention incredible wine and tapas at reasonable…

2015 was Awesome, 2016 will be Amazing!

2015 was awesome! Here’s a look back at the calendar. January: January 2015 started unusually warm. Here we are celebrating fireside, taking shelter from the drizzling rain under an upturned canoe in Wakefield, Quebec. February: The temperature quickly turned frigid, breaking cold weather records in the region and we went north to Québec City for the…