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Photos: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 21 May 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt Boat Ride, Chile

CHILE | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [1079] | Comments [2]

A ferry company called Navimag has a long distance boat trip weekly from the Southern port town of Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt, Chile.  The route weaves in an out of the fjords, islands, and tiny channels and waterways of the southern part of Chile.... Read more >

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Photos: Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt Boat ride, Chile

CHILE | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Torres Del Paine, Chile

CHILE | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [810]

A couple of friends and I arrived in Puerto Natales, Chile from Argentina by bus to stay with a local family in their home.  We found the family through couchsurfing, and they welcomed us to stay there as long as we needed before and after the trek in ... Read more >

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Fitz Roy Range, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [537]

The closest town to the Fitz Roy range is a village that has a permanent population of around two hundred people.  It balloons to several thousand during the summer season because of all the trekkers and climbers that want to see Fitz Roy.  The range ... Read more >

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Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [440]

One of the few advancing glaciers left in the world, Perito Moreno stretches over 30 kilometers through a valley carved through the stone and cutting through two mountains opening into a wide mouth into a river.  It advances around 3 meters a day, which, ... Read more >

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Ushuaia and Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [509]

Ushuaia is the Southern most city in the world in Southern Patagonia.  It's a port town on the Beagle Channel.  The setting is beautiful and rugged, surrounded by snowy, glacier peaks and the small islands dotting the Beagle Channel.  The area including ... Read more >

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Photos: Torres Del Paine, Patagonia Chile

CHILE | Sunday, 13 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: FItz Roy range, El Chalten Argentina

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 13 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Glaciar Perito Moreno, Patagonia Argentina

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 13 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Tierra Del Fuego and Ushuaia

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 13 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Patagonia so far, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | Views [728] | Comments [2]

Been awhile since I updated.  I've been in mainly small towns without good internet, that and I'm lazy and don't feel like writing in my blog.  Ushuaia is the town on the Southern tip of South America.  I went on a boat tour in the Beagle Channel and ... Read more >

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The Gaucho Farm, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | Views [2320] | Comments [2]

I spent three weeks volunteering on a farm on the outskirts of Cordoba in Northern Argentina.  I used the WWOOF organization to find the farm.  WWOOF is a volunteer organization that helps volunteers who want to work on organic farms find work in different ... Read more >

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Photos: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Potosi Mines, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010 | Views [541]

The mines in Potosi have existed since the time of the Conquistadors. During that time they used indigenous and African slaves to extract the Silver.  Eight million are said to have died in these mines during the Spanish conquest.  Now, the silver has ... Read more >

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Photos: Potosi Mines, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Isla del sol and Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Macchu Picchu, Peru

PERU | Sunday, 21 Nov 2010 | Views [554] | Comments [3]

No, I didn't do the Inca Trail, I'm not paying five hundred bucks for a three day trek.  A friend I made in Arequipa in spanish school came and met me in Cusco and we went to Macchu Picchu the cheapest way possible.  We took a shared taxi into the Sacred ... Read more >

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Photos: Macchu Picchu, Peru

PERU | Sunday, 21 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Motorcycle Ride through the Sacred Valley, Peru

PERU | Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | Views [1080] | Comments [2]

I found an offroad adventure guy here in Cusco who rents motorcycles.  I thought a great way to see The Sacred Valley would be to ride around all day on a bike and take pictures, and it should be worth it only costing fifty bucks for the whole day.... Read more >

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Photos: Sacred Valley Motorcycle Ride, Peru

PERU | Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Arequipa, Peru

PERU | Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | Views [630]

The highlight of my time in Arequipa was staying with the family of one of my teachers.  He invited me to stay over for a week before I left to Cusco.  It was already obvious before going there how kind and friendly Peruvians are, especially Arequipeñans.... Read more >

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Photos: Cusco, Peru

PERU | Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Chachani, Peru

PERU | Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Random Arequipa Pics, Peru

PERU | Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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