Bariloche, My Heart's Home March 7th 2011 Ah, Bariloche, my home away from home. I'd visited in February and March, summer and then in mid-May, fall and had hoped to spend winter there as snow covered its picturesque log and stone buildings, photogenically set on the 100-km long Lake Nahuel Huapi. However, this was not to be as in June, the Puyehue Volcano in Chile covered my beloved Bariloche with ashes and not snow. Having left book ... read more
I´m a one-way ticket, slow traveler, relishing the freedom of the open road and trusting serendipity to guide my journey. When I was younger, I used to travel for a year at a time. Then a few years ago, I roamed Europe and North Africa for three and a half years and liked that even better.
On August 1st, 2010, I left my peaceful Mission Canyon paradise in Santa Barbara's mellow summer and emerged from a couple of planes a day and a world later in the teeming, sub-zero streets of Buenos Aires´winter. Now, with the Andes, Amazon and Galapagos between here and home, will three years be enou... full info