Monthly Archives: February 2020

Free Crochet Pattern – Ridged Wrist Warmers

Snuggle Bulky Alpaca Yarn

These Ridged Wrist Warmers work up super quickly using our bulky Snuggle yarn.  One of my favorite yarns for teaching, because learning something new can be challenging, and gratification that comes more quickly is sometimes the motivation we need to hang in there and get past that learning curve that we have to push through.  […]

Press release: Paul Kelly’s cruise to Antarctica with Chimu to raise funds for Groundswell and WWF.

Press release: Paul Kelly’s cruise to Antarctica with Chimu to raise funds for Groundswell and WWF.

Sydney. Wednesday 19th February, 2020. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, can confirm that their March 2021 Antarctica expedition cruise carrying Paul Kelly as a very special guest will be raising funds for Groundswell Giving and WWF. This announcement coincides with the release of Kelly’s latest single, Sleep, Australia, Sleep which has been cited […]

Press release: 2021/2022 Antarctica expedition dates

Press release: 2021/2022 Antarctica expedition dates

Chimu announce new Antarctica departures aboard the Ocean Endeavour which will include a unique photography programme. Sydney. Wednesday 12th February, 2020. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, have announced brand new 2021/2022 Antarctica expedition dates aboard their own ship, the Ocean Endeavour, which is due to set sail under Chimu for the first […]

Antarctic Peninsula – Travel Guide

Antarctic Peninsula – Travel Guide

The most accessible, varied and popular destination in Antarctica, the majestic peninsula is the one place you simply can’t miss! The northernmost finger of icy land jutting out of the Antarctic continent, the Antarctic Peninsula is the main destination on expedition cruises to the far south. This is the first portion of the Antarctic mainland […]

Paul Kelly’s Latest Release – A Wake-up Call on Climate Change!

Paul Kelly’s Latest Release – A Wake-up Call on Climate Change!

Sometimes, to make a real impact, you need to punch where it hurts. And that’s precisely what Paul Kelly has just done to Australia. His latest musical release, Sleep Australia Sleep, is seen as a scathing criticism of our government’s climate change inaction and a wake-up call, if ever one was written. Yet the lyrics, […]

What is a Ruana?

Garnet Gem Ruana

So what is a Ruana, anyway?  Quite fitting, both alpacas and ruanas are originally from the Andes region of South America. The word Ruana means “Land of Blankets”.  Simply put, it is a blanket you can wear!  Usually they are thick, soft, sleeveless, and about knee length.  The shape is square or rectangular, with a […]