Antarctica. The last frontier. An inhospitable place unknown to man for thousands of years. A place not even sighted or explored until the 1820s. Almost unreachable except during a short window in summer. Many men died trying to reach this continent; even more died exploring it. The Heroic Age of Exploration around the turn of… Read More Antarctica: Cruising to the Last Frontier
In the past month, I crisscrossed through Argentina and Chile stopping at a number of beautiful places while making my way south to Ushuaia. San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina I spent my time in San Carlos de Bariloche, a famous ski town and Switzerland-look alike, eating chocolate and hiking! Known for its numerous chocolate factories,… Read More My Path Through Patagonia
Ushuaia, Argentina is the most southern city in the world – and it is proud of it. Advertising itself as the End of the World, it has become a major tourist destination based on that title, Tierra del Fuego National Park, and its position as the main gateway for Antarctica cruises. Yes, that’s right. Antarctica… Read More Ushuaia: It’s The End Of The World And We Know It
But first, let’s go back to July 2015. I had already started to formulate my trip – at least the first month or so – and had read that hiking in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile was a must-do! I had thoroughly researched hiking in the park since I had never done a multi-day… Read More Go take a hike – through Torres del Paine National Park!