German Mountain Towns and UFOs October 30th 2012 Oh, sweet mountain towns! I love following the meandering streams that cut through their centers and walking to their edges for hikes in nature. While I was in big city Cordoba for its sizzling, September spring, I interspersed my time with retreats to cool, little mountain towns that were so small, they're not even listed on the map above.
Villa General Belgrano and a Hostel in Paradise
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South America » Argentina » Córdoba » Villa General Belgrano 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