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A ship of the Ice International Patrol

A ship of the Ice International Patrol. Almost 40 experts of eleven countries get together during this week in Punta Arenas, Chile, to assess the behaviour of icebergs in the Antartic waters, as part of the XV Meeting of Sea Ice Letters Work.


Tales from the southern tip of the world. Part 1

“Traveling-it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” -Ibn Battuta

We recently spent two weeks traveling through southern Chile. We did so much in those couple weeks that it seems somewhat overwhelming to write about. 1,063 more words

When it snows in May

While I was teaching in Punta Arenas most of the staff members knew that I loved winter. One day in May, it started snowing a few hours before the work day was over. 149 more words

Patagonia - Torres Del Paine

This is the first of four posts that I’ll be making to cover my trip to Patagonia.  I’ll be updating this post at a later date with a link to gear and preparation considerations that I made while planning. 2,240 more words



After 3 months spent traveling around South America, the first phase of the trip finally came to an end. It was an epic adventure with some of the best friends. 410 more words


On my way...

This is just a quick post! I thought I had better keep the momentum going, as it has been over a week since my first blog entry. 220 more words