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A Day in the Life of a Traveler – ie How to Stay Happy as Things Line Up Beautifully and Fall Apart Ten Times in the Course of One Day

Many many people I know travel, but there are so many different ways to do it – how long is a good length of time? what type of accommodations? how do you like to… Continue reading

I Found My Favorite Place – Eco Camping in Puerto Guadal

This moment happens to me on most every trip. I’m cruising along, staying here staying there, small towns, big cities, soaking up sun, trekking in the mountains… and then it happens. I find… Continue reading

From Valle Francés to Heavenly Cuernos (Day 4 of Torres del Paine)

We had a dry night at Campamento Italiano. The nice thing about this stage of the trek is that you can leave your pack at the campsite and hike up into Valle Francés… Continue reading

Glacier Gray to Valle Francés (Day 3 of Torres del Paine)

It rained all night and I woke up to a somewhat wet tent, I hadn’t staked my rain fly out well enough. But the sleeping bag stayed dry thank goodness! The sky opened… Continue reading

Starting the Torres del Paine W+ Hike

Torres del Paine is a trek of somewhat mythical reputation, a trek that comes up in any conversation surrounding Patagonia. This means conversation at travel spots all along the way from Santiago to… Continue reading

More Photos from Valparaiso

A bit behind on posting, so wanted to get a few more photos from my time in Valparaiso up! This dog was waiting for something: Empanadas de pino – similar to Pampeana’s Carne… Continue reading