Patagonia: Buffet for the Eyes May 10th 2009 I´m so glad we didn´t heed fellow travellers´warnings and skip our stay in the El Calafate area. It is by no means shut down for winter, and the landscapes we´ve seen over the past few days have been nothing less than unique and remarkably stunning.
Our first full day started at 4:30AM for a 5:30 pickup to Torres del Paine in Chile. We booked the tour through our hostel at around $100USD f ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Straight Trippin: My Year Around the World
I started this blog primarily as a means of chronicling this amazing and significant year for me, as I'm apt to grow vague on the details as time and frontiers pass. I also thought it'd be cool to have an instant connection to everyone at home and for those who choose to share as much of this dream-come-true of mine with me. So please don't mind the boring minutiae, and feel free to skip them over once they make your eyelids heavy! The photos are by far the best bits and tell a story better than my jumble of run-on sentences could.
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