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    Lost in Time Photo of The Moment: Patagonia

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    This photo was taken using a Canon G12 at the estancia El Galpon del Glacier in the Argentine Patagonia outside the town of El Calafate. Like El Galpon, most of the Patagonia estancias in Argentina have been converted into boutique ranch hotels or deserted altogether, but at one time the hundreds of estates that dot […]

    February 19, 2012 4 Comments Travel
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    The Gaucho Way

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    Authenticity and adventure find their way into almost every marketing strategy of today’s tour operators. As the word ‘tourist’ has become a pariah of travel literature, would be frequent fliers are demanding experiences rather than sites, interactions over observations and unique in place of popular. With demand leading the charge, it is quite easy to […]

    February 19, 2012 7 Comments Travel
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    What is a Gringo?

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    Ever since I landed in Lima and started strategizing my road to colonial Cusco, Machu Picchu’s cloud forest, the Chilean Patagonia, Mendoza’s Malbecs, Ushuaia’s Yacht Club and a Buenos Aires tango den, I knew that I was designing my own version of the Gringo Trail. This ubiquitous term is used to encompass the path of […]

    February 5, 2012 4 Comments Dear Mom
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    5 Bonus Facts about Colonial Cusco You Didn’t Know You Wanted

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    My last day in Cusco, 11,500 feet up in the Peruvian Andes, I took a city tour – a little out of order, I know. I had read the history (typical European “liberation” by exploitation), rested from my trip to Machu Picchu and had taken a back alley salsa class (amusing in Spanish), but I […]

    February 5, 2012 2 Comments Travel
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    Lost in Time Photo of the Moment: Peru

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    This photo was taken at a roadside lodge high in the Andes above the town of Ollantaytambo in Peru’s Sacred Valley with a Canon G12. My two friends and I had asked a local driver to take us up to the glacier at Abra Malaga (4,316 meters). On the way back we randomly stopped at […]

    February 1, 2012 7 Comments Travel