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 […]

Press Release: The Great Chimu Sale Launches Today

Press Release: The Great Chimu Sale Launches Today

Up to 40% off the Arctic, Antarctica and Latin America. Sydney. Monday 13th January, 2019. Now is the time to book incredible adventures to some of the most pristine and coveted locations on the planet as Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, launch the Great Chimu Sale. Between now and the 29th February […]

Arctic Landscapes – What to Expect on an Expedition to the Far North

Arctic Landscapes – What to Expect on an Expedition to the Far North

The wildlife may hog all the attention on expeditions to the far north but the Arctic landscapes soon reveal themselves to be the most magical of surprises. No-one expects to be completely overawed by the Arctic landscapes. Everyone thinks the only time their heart will skip a beat is when they see a polar bear […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Chris Cross Snuggle Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf with Tutorials on Crocheting Crossed Double Crochet Stitches

I ran across a crochet pattern that I really liked, used a different yarn than what the pattern called for, tweaked it a little, and I’m quite happy with the results.  I love the texture that is created with a combination of front and back crossed double crochet stitches.  Sound hard?  Not really, once you […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf with Tutorials on Crocheting Crossed Double Crochet Stitches

I ran across a crochet pattern that I really liked, used a different yarn than what the pattern called for, tweaked it a little, and I’m quite happy with the results.  I love the texture that is created with a combination of front and back crossed double crochet stitches.  Sound hard?  Not really, once you […]

The Road Less Travelled: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

The Road Less Travelled: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

6. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil You’d be hard-pressed to find a more rewarding off-beat destination in Latin America than the Brazilian archipelago of Fernando de Noronha. The where, you ask? Exactly – the fact that no-one’s even heard of this corner of tropical paradise is kinda the point. Floating over 300kms off the north-eastern coast […]