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

Revisiting a year of travel…

Hard to believe it was way back in 2014 that I traveled for the entire year. I wasn’t alone in this adventure; along with my partner in crime, P, there were countless stories of the kindness of strangers. Perhaps a mix of nostalgia, yearning, and isolation is driving me to do this, but I am … Continue reading

Parque Nacional Hornopirén – Lago Pinto Concha

Parque Nacional Hornopirén

A relaxing stroll on the bank of Lago Pinto Concha in Parque Nacional Hornopirén. Also a bird was hanging out on my leg for awhile.

Southern Hospitality – Chiloe

Meeting a stranger on the bus. Stranger offers to let us stay at her house. Accept. Arrive at said house. Find scene involving alcoholic, US hating uncle, and possibly hundreds of kids’ toys strew about the floor. An interesting first night in magical Chiloé, to say the least.

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