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Ecuador: A Restrospective

In English we use the word “visit” to denote the action of being  temporarily present at a location. In Spanish, the more common word is “conocer.” The best translation of “conocer” in this context is “to get to know,” as one would get to know a friend. 235 more words


The markets of Peru

The market. Usually overflowed, this is the area where buyers, sellers, exotic fruits, spices, pottery, local cuisine, music and more meet in one place. Whenever I travel, a couple of hours are saved to pay the local market a visit. 294 more words

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Letdown and what does it all mean

The best traveller has no plan and is not intent on arrival.


3 days in Ushuaia. When I set up reservation for this trip I knew next to nothing about Ushuaia, but figured I will not be here very often so scheduled three days to explore.

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Valle de la Engorda & Refugio Plantat

It was one of those days that I really felt the need to pinch myself and wonder if life could really be so beautiful. And then stop to say thanks that it is… and that I am a part of it. 1,226 more words

Mother Nature

I'm Headed To Cuzco!


I have officially booked my ticket to Cuzco! In January I’ll be flying to the sacred valley of the Incas. I’ll be spending most of my time in Cuzco on a spiritual retreat. 273 more words


Patagonia Diaries - Day 6 - Binging on Ice

From El Chalten to Perito Moreno Glacier, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Distance: 215kms (ruta 40, paved)

Time: 4 hours

On a bright sunny morning, we set out to catch sight of one Patagonia’s three growing glaciers. 543 more words


Arrival Ushuaia

Well it finally happened; we made it. For me after three months and just shy of 7500 kilometers ridden plus 450 in the truck, it is bittersweet. 809 more words