Super Moon in the Sacred Valley

Here’s another excerpt from my year of travel way back when in 2014. This entry explores a magical, moonlit, and slightly illegal night hike in the Sacred Valley in Perú. July 13th, 2014 – Sacred Valley, Perú In the morning, we rode over to Chinchero to take a spin around its impressively colorful market. [Quick … Continue reading

No Coincidences in Colombia

This post is in honor of current events happening in Colombia… November 2nd, 2014 – Bogotá, Colombia – Casa Maria E.  Bogota has been great, the only drawback being Transmilenio, the maze of public transportation nobody seems to be able to figure out. Dozens of lost and confused Colombians teaming up with a gringo and a … Continue reading

Who Was Toni Rohrer?

While certainly an expert mountaineers’ paradise, San Lorenzo can also offer less expert trekkers a taste of the wilderness life. From Luis Soto and Lucy Gomez‘s home, one can hike up a relatively easy path for a few hours and emerge, suddenly, at Refugio Toni Rohrer. Idyllic and mystical, set on the fringes of the fringes of … Continue reading

San Lorenzo Massif

“We learned to make due with what we had. There were no stores to depend on.”

Endangered Species and the Patagonian Desert

02/03/2014 – Reserva Nacional Tamango – Cochrane, Chile The Patagonian desert! Is this an oxymoron? We were instantly transported back to day trekking just outside of Santiago in Central Chile. Parched, dusty, and brutal sun. No freshwater cascades to be found anywhere, an anomaly for Southern Patagonia. We were fortunate enough to cross paths with a huemul … Continue reading

Hitchhiking on the Carretera Austral

27/02/2014 – Caleta Tortel, Aysén, Chile Note: While hitchhiking is ‘dead’ in the USA, it is alive and well in the southern wilds of Patagonia. Hitchhiking is a highly accepted form of transportation, especially for those who don’t have a car. As an unintended corrollary, you can get to know fellow travelers while waiting for a … Continue reading

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