We Have Arrived in Santiago!

We Have Arrived in Santiago!

Here we are in Santiago at the beginning of our eight month journey around South America. We are staying in an apartment in an area called Barrio Lastarria, set amongst lovely streets with trendy cafes and restaurants. We have been out walking and seeing the sights...
Hunting for Textiles in Nepal

Hunting for Textiles in Nepal

On my last visit I was hunting for textiles in Nepal. I find that most places I visit have a specific type of textile that is used in  a quite specific manner.  In Nepal I was looking for two specific textiles, one traditionally used by the Sherpa group and one from...
Endless Tracks is going to Nepal

Endless Tracks is going to Nepal

Endless Tracks is going to Nepal so will be a bit quiet for the next few weeks as I pull on my boots and go trekking again.  I will be in the Everest region following the route of the 3 High Passes.  Along the way I will be seeing and photographing 4 of the 8000m...
Walking The Tour du Mont Blanc

Walking The Tour du Mont Blanc

Walking in the French alps is like applying balm to your senses.  The beautiful scenery, the good food and the friendly people all add up to a memorable experience.  Walking the Tour du Mont Blanc is exhilarating, even life changing. The walk takes you around the Mt...
Tea House Trekking in Nepal

Tea House Trekking in Nepal

Tea House trekking in Nepal gives you the opportunity to meet some locals and to experience the generosity of the people of Nepal. It is common to stay overnight in Tea Houses when trekking in Nepal.  As the name suggests you can get tea and also food at tea houses...