Author Archives: Paco

About Paco

I am living my dream of sailing around the world, and to visit and meet as many places and people time will allow me.

Islas Marquesas

The Marquesas are the northern most high islands of the South Pacific and are part of the French Pacific territories. Out of the 10 island only six are inhabited. During the 19 and 20 centuries most of the Marquesian population … Continue reading

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Ecuador to Marquesas

The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the planet, that for most part is a huge expanse of water with a few group of small islands scattered through it. The deepest part drops down more than 11 kilometres in … Continue reading

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Leaving South America

Central and South America have been the highlight of my world tour. Perhaps it has to do with the understanding of the current culture, being able to speak the language, feeling at ease with the locals and having the time … Continue reading

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Argentina to Chile (TransAndean Highway)

“Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment, but you humans do not. You move to an area and you multiply and multiply until every natural resource is consumed and the only way you … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls

Having water at a rate of millions of litres per second falling around you from 80 meters above, soaking every inch of your body you feel the rush of misty air as you approach the curtain of water on an … Continue reading

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Never follow the way that it has been already laid because it will only take you to the place others have been. Alexander Graham Bell Travelling to Antarctica is something that bugged me for years for no specific reason. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Looking back

Everybody has ups and downs, but over the years I’ve noticed a long-term trend: I’m getting happier with age. While the unpredictable events of daily life obviously influence your state of mind at any given time, there’s definitely been a … Continue reading

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