Skip to content

{ Tag Archives } islands

beyond the end of the world

CHILE: ISLA NAVARINO — CALETA SANTA ROSA — PUERTO WILLIAMS I arrive in Puerto Williams already wondering how on earth I am going to retreat from this far edge of the world, where I have, half unwittingly, found myself. Transport off the island is notoriously unreliable and expensive; the short ferry trip to Ushuaia, across […]

Also tagged ,

cloud gazing with lauri

I suppose that people might think that living in a small village on the Pacific coast of Panama is an endless holiday but in general, it is not. However, my friend Lauri came to visit me recently and we  did take a holiday together.

Also tagged , , ,

lake nicaragua

Another boat ride brings me to Ometepe, an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, which is notable, among other things, for having a sizable population of bull sharks inhabiting it.

Also tagged ,

lit’l corn

Little Corn is a tiny Caribbean island. My motivation for being there was as much about avoiding the 500 kilometre ride from Puerto Cabezas to Managua over nasty corrugated roads through country famous only for its mines and with a nasty reputation for gratuitous violence as for the charms of Little Corn itself. However, once […]

Also tagged , , , ,