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January 2014 - Our Epic Adventure

31 Jan


Not Enough Time in Buenos Aires

January 31, 2014 | By |

We only had a couple of days in Buenos Aires, which has barely been enough to give us a flavor of the city, but just enough to know that we need to go back. Read More

30 Jan


An Untrodden Gem: The Argentinian Northwest

January 30, 2014 | By |

Northwestern Argentina has a priceless combination of spectacular landscapes and very few tourists. Crazy desert rock formations made us marvel at geologic history, while the cities, towns, and ruins are rich in regional and cultural history. Read More

28 Jan


Antarctica: Huge, bleak, yet starkly impressive

January 28, 2014 | By |

This land has trounced our expectations. We expected to put up with the cold to see beautiful things; we left marveling at the crispness. We expected glaciers to stun us with size; icebergs rocked us with beauty. And the penguins – they are beyond adorable; these little men are characters whose daily lives are Lucille-Ball-fascinating and mesmerizing. Read More

26 Jan


Argentinian Peso: On the Ground

January 26, 2014 | By |

While we were beginning to plan this trip, one of the first pieces of advice we received was “bring US cash to Argentina.” Read More

18 Jan


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


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