Monthly Archives: June 2019

Free Crochet Pattern – Ribs ‘n Ridges Alpaca Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Ribs ‘n Ridges Alpaca Infinity Scarf

This pattern is fairly simple, and I love the post stitches that create the ribs and the ridges in this infinity scarf! The pattern I started with is The Ribs and Ridges Scarf on the The Friendly Red Fox website. I altered it just a bit. Rather than crocheting a rectangle and sewing the edges […]

Retirement Bucket-list Journeys #1 – Antarctica Expedition Cruises

Wonderful iceberg nearly transparent in Antarctica

Travel is said to be at the top of Baby-Boomer’s minds the moment they retire and we’re willing to bet that an Antarctica expedition cruise is among the most coveted retirement bucket-list journeys of all. Combining the remotest and most unplugged destination on earth with the comfort and safety of a cruise is a no-brainer. […]

7 Best Chimu Adventures for Retirement Bucket-list Journeys

Nahuel Huapi lake, Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina

More time, more freedom and a little more money to spend? YEY! Check out the best SKI (spending the kids’ inheritance) retirement Journeys we have lined up for you! It might seem easy enough to plan for an epic retirement trip abroad, right? Pick a gorgeous spot, add a few luxury lodges here and there, […]

World Environment Day. Chimu highlight their favourite South America and Polar sustainability initiatives.

World Environment Day. Chimu highlight their favourite South America and Polar sustainability initiatives.

To coincide with World Environment Day on the 5th June 2019 (the theme of which is air pollution), South America and Polar specialists, Chimu Adventures, highlight their favourite sustainability initiatives in South America and the polar regions which contribute positively both environmentally and culturally. One of Chimu’s unique selling points is that they work with […]

10 Reasons to Raise Alpacas

10 Reasons to Raise Alpacas

Why did we start raising alpacas? We fell in love with them, and the alpaca lifestyle! There are soo many more reasons to choose to start an alpaca farm…here’s just ten of them! 1. Love of the Animals Like I said, we fell in love with the animals! When we visited that first alpaca farm […]

Discover Huacachina – Peru’s Mesmerizing Desert Oasis

Climbing up the sand dunes here in Huacachina/Peru in order to take a nice landscape picture of this Oasis -

In the middle of the south Peruvian desert, lies a little speck of a village shrouded in legends and endless sand dunes. Discover the fun, fascinating and delicious things to do in Huacachina As you follow the sand-cloaked road around yet another bend, yet another sand dune, the mirage comes into view. It’s a startling […]