Ravishing Route of the Seven Lakes May 27th 2011 Rocky Road Trip
Forested lakes and rivers, charming alpine towns, and wind-whipped rock formations on a rocky road that gave us a wild ride--this was the scenic Ruta de los Siete Lagos through Argentina's Patagonian Lake District. Best of all, I was with a friend in a car, and the autumn crimsons, violets and golds were blazing.
My dear friend, Nancy, from Santa Barbara had flown to Bariloch ... read more
South America » Argentina » Neuquén » San Martín de Los Andes 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´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