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BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | Views [4215] | Comments [2]

We left Uyuni at 12:30 on our 6 hour bus ride to Tupiza. Tupiza is actually quite close to Uyuni, somewhere around 200 km, however, the roads are all narrow dirt roads with rivers running through them in places. The bus alone had more clearance than ... Read more >

Tags: horse riding, ill tempered mounts, tupiza

Altitude Sick in the Salar del Uyuni

BOLIVIA | Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | Views [5576] | Comments [3]

Once we got to San Pedro de Atacama we started looking for a company for our 3 day trip of the Salar del Uyuni. We ended up at the tourist information center reading reviews on the different companies. Most of the reviews involved the drivers starting ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, salt, uyuni

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CHILE | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

pics from south america (more than just Chile)
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Of Southern Ice Fields and Backpackers Wine

CHILE | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [1023] | Comments [2]

Wow I`ve been lazy with this thing... I believe I left off at Punto Arenas... Wow that was a while ago.  Ok, so we booked a ticket from Punto Arenas to Puerto Montt, which is about halfway between Tierra del Fuego and Santiago.  The busride takes just ... Read more >


CHILE | Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Views [682] | Comments [2]

So... I believe I left off in Ushuaia just before we left... We hitched back from Ushuaia to the next big city (ish) called Rio Grande.  We had several stops to make as we left town, and after the 300 or so kilometers to Ushuaia we ended up getting ... Read more >

Who would have thought Usuaia was full of Israelis

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | Views [1265]

Welp, a lot has happened in the last few days, so lets try and record it all and not get on any angry rants... Here we go. When I left off we were leaving Las grutas and heading towards Usuaia.  After a 22 hour bus ridewith less substance than an Arthur ... Read more >

The Argentines do NOT speak spanish

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | Views [30656] | Comments [24]

The distance from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia is just over 3000 Km, or roughly 2000 miles for those of you who don´t do the whole metric thing.  of those 3000 km, approximately 2900 of those resemble the plains of Nevada.  There is NOTHING to see.  I never ... Read more >

Tags: heaven, language barriers

Arrival and northern patagonia

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 11 Jan 2009 | Views [947] | Comments [1]

Ok, the goal of this little blog is to write the occasional story and keep my friends and family informed. I will hopefully be writing every other week or so... knowing me this will be my only little entry and I will forget the rest by time I´m back ... Read more >

Tags: arrival, patagonia

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