Snow in Patagonia March 17th 2012 Today was a bit of a surprise. I knew it was raining out when I woke up, but I didn't realize how ugly the weather was. My boat trip was cancelled due to the weather, which meant I had only a few minutes to make the decision to take a taxi to the Train to the End of the World. I made it on time, but was shocked that it was snowing. In the first couple pictures, you can see snow on my coat and ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia 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
Well, through good timing and lots of luck, I am about to hit the skies again. It has been far too long since my last journey. As much as I love going to visit my family each year, the act of heading to the airport and climbing on a plane back home lacks the edge, excitement and the element of the unknown that a trip abroad brings. Exotic sights, people and food await me in Egypt and Jordon. Wait just a little longer my friends, I am on my way.
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