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18 Jan

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Eating our way through Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego

January 18, 2014 | By |

Some people come to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego for the spectacular natural landscapes; others come for quaint old towns and/or tourist hotspots. Apparently we came for food, food, and more food! Read More

15 Jan

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The Land of Elves: Torres del Paine

January 15, 2014 | By |

You know those places where you expect Hobbit-style elves, goblins, and creatures to walk along mountain ridges or pop out from behind trees? The landscapes and nature of Torres del Paine National Park truly feel magical, despite a couple of travel planning snaffoos. Read More

30 Dec

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Under a Volcano’s Watchful Eye

December 30, 2013 | By |

With nearly a week to get from Chile’s urban areas to Patagonia, we decided to choose one region to explore from Chile’s many temptations. We decided on the area around Lake Llanquihue, with gorgeous forests, daunting mountains (dominated by the Osorno Volcano), and adorable towns. Read More

24 Dec

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Valparaiso: Bright colors and good vibes

December 24, 2013 | By |

We decided that if Santiago feels a bit like L.A. (with D.C.’s metro), Valparaiso is San Fran. Big hills overlooking the water, bright colors everywhere, streets winding up hills in every which way, and a chill artsy energy. Read More

22 Dec

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Budget, Week of 15 Dec 2013, Chile

December 22, 2013 | By |

While planning our trip, there wasn’t much useful information for realistic budgeting. We decided to Read More

20 Dec

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Less than 48 Hours in Santiago, Chile

December 20, 2013 | By |

We have only been on the road for about 6 weeks, but somehow stepping onto a metro felt like a breath of fresh air to displaced New Yorkers. Read More

19 Dec

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The Driest Desert in the World

December 19, 2013 | By |

The Atacama Desert is the driest in the world, making for spectacular moon-scapes, Mars-scapes, and causing marvel at every patch of green. The town itself is far over-touristed, but the natural beauty of the surrounding area is worthwhile! Read More

15 Dec

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Budget, Week of 8 Dec 2013, Bolivia + Chile

December 15, 2013 | By |

While planning our trip, there wasn’t much useful information for realistic budgeting. We decided to Read More