Carnaval: The best burlesque show ever or a cultural event? January 17th 2009 We set out from our hostel at 7 a.m. from Punta del Este not entirely sure how we were going to make it over to Gualeguachu. Of course, nearly all the other passengers on the local bus are absolutely tanked, blown out of their skulls, finding their way back home just leaving the bars. Some were a bit ridiculous, one girl was complaining to the entire bus about the inefficient size of her male frie ... read more
South America » Argentina » Entre Ríos » Gualeguaychú 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
I quit my cushy job in health care software in January of 2008 and hit the road with my younger brother Darren (the one on the left of the photo). We had plane tickets to South East Asia and not much of a plan beyond that. It turned into one of the best years of my life. And, as a result of this blog, I convinced many of my friends to leave their uninspiring jobs and travel as well!
I am now finishing medical school in the United States and starting residency shortly. Money is tight, becoming a MD has me pinned down, but I jump at every opportunity I can to get out on the road.... full info