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Trip: Latin America expedition

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One adventure ends...another begins!

USA | Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | Views [1431] | Comments [1]

Must have been 3 or 4 weeks since our last post. I think we really tried to push ourselves to the max during our transition time from South America to China…and make the most of it we did! I write to you today from our hotel room in ... Read more >

Tags: austin, carnaval, china, denver, ice climbing, juan in a million, rio de janeiro, samba school, shanghai

Photos: Austin & Colorado

USA | Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

Our 2 week visit home between Latin America & China
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Photos: Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

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I Think I Found My Second Home

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | Views [1569] | Comments [2]

Stepping off the bus in Iguazu falls was like being back in Central America…we were back in the rainforest…hot and humid baby! We hauled our stuff about 10 blocks to a hostel named STOP, owned by the same people as PAX ... Read more >

Tags: apartamento, argentina, brazil, florianopolis, humidity, iguazu, surfing

Photos: Florianopolis

BRAZIL | Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Beautiful island off Brazil's Atlantic coast.
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Photos: Iguazu falls

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 30 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Massive network of waterfalls on the Argentina - Brazil border
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One Less Thief on the Streets...

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 29 Jan 2011 | Views [1136] | Comments [3]

The last blog left off when we were walking around Puerto Madero. We were pretty tired and only had a little of time before our bus ride so it was hard for us to decide whether we should go to La Boca or not. Eventually we decided to ... Read more >

Tags: buenos aires, camera, la boca, robbery, safe, soccer, stadium, tango

Fernet and Coke, Anyone?

ARGENTINA | Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | Views [2269] | Comments [1]

Buenos Aires is one of the parts of the trip that I had been looking forward to the most, because I had such great memories of the city from the last time I visited. The last time I came to visit my friend Kim and we spent about a week in the ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, buenos aires, el bagual, fernet, palermo, parrilla, pax hostel, puerto madero, recoleta, san telmo

The C on the shower knob stands for Caliente!

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | Views [1659] | Comments [1]

Hello world! Those of you following the last segment know that we have just finished reading about our amazing 5 day trek through Torres del Paine…what an amazing experience! Getting from there to our next destination of Puerto Madryn ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elefantes marino, gambling, penguins, peninsual valdes, reserva faunistica, sea lions

Photos: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 22 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Mar Del Plata

ARGENTINA | Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Big time beach destination on Argentina's Atlantic coast.
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Photos: Peninsual Valdes - Reserva Faunistica

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 12 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Marine life nature reserve near Puerto Madryn on Argentina's Atlantic coast
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Torres Del Paine - Our five day trek through Patagonia

CHILE | Sunday, 9 Jan 2011 | Views [3580] | Comments [2]

After El Chalten we headed to El Calafate to see Perito Moreno, the famous glacier in the area. We’d already gotten a recommendation from the couple we met in El Chalten who said that the best way to enjoy the glacier was with a bottle of wine ... Read more >

Tags: chile, cuernos, hiking, hotel las torres, italiano, los guardos, patagonia, torres del paine, trekking, w circuit

Photos: Torres del Paine

CHILE | Sunday, 2 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

W Circuit - 5 day trek
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Holidays...Patagonia style

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 1 Jan 2011 | Views [1822] | Comments [1]

The drive from Mendoza to Bariloche is a long one…as are most of our drives these days.   We came prepared, computer charged up for movie watching time and a bottle of vino in the backpack. Bariloche is in the lake district of ... Read more >

Tags: bariloche, biking, el chalten, patagonia, patagonia moto rent, trekking

Mendoza, birthplace of the delicious Malbec

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | Views [1192] | Comments [2]

Our trip has changed quite a bit since the last time I wrote! We have been spending a lot more time outdoors. We bought camping gear when we were in Santiago and since then have camped for the last 9 nights. At first it was hard to get used to the ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bike tour, lujan de cuyo, malbec, mendoza, vineyards, wine tasting

Photos: El Calafate

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: El Chalten

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 25 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

Trekking capital of Argentina
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Photos: Bariloche

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

Part of the lakes region in Argentina
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Photos: Mendoza

ARGENTINA | Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

Camping in the city. Wine tasting bike tour.
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