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Bariloche to Junin: Ruta de Siete Lagos

After a couple quick days in Bariloche, we made our way north to Junin de los Andes, a town built around flyfishing (so to speak). As I mentioned before, I was excited to take a westerly detour to Junin that would take us through a scenic route called “La Ruta de Siete Lagos”, or “The Route of Seven Lakes”. 831 more words


WATCH: Jeremy Jones Riding Smokey Chilean Spines

Patience and persistance prevailed for the Jones camp after wicked storms they finally got to ride some epic Andes lines.


Machu Picchu On The Cheap!

This world-famous, incredible and breath-taking site lives up to all the hype and is pretty much out of this world. It feels like a dream exploring this lost Incan city, jumping in and out of old temples, crossing the old plaza and gazing in awe at Huayna Picchu mountain. 707 more words

Low Budget Travels

Update: Andes General Store Opens Saturday

Following up on our story about the owners of Argyle Farms rebooting the general store in Andes, we hear from store manager Lauren Atcher today that Saturday will be the official opening, just in time for post-Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday shopping. 87 more words

Restaurants & Retailers

Go Tell It On The Mountain

This month marks one year since my trip to Chile. It was admittedly one of the best moments in my lifeā€¦ The people, nature, weather, food, wine, and the mountains were so memorable and amazing. 476 more words

Miracle on the Pan-American Highway.

Roadside south of Lima

It was just after dawn as I walked along the street to a wonky symphony of car klaxons. Inhaling exhaust fumes and dodging the cars stuck on Avenida Javier Prado my knees buckled under the weight of my overpacked backpack. 2,137 more words