Category : Patagonia

World Trip Leg #1 Round-up: South America & Antarctica


    [travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=2 last=64] FACTS Start Date: November 30, 2011 (Washington, D.C. to Bogota, Colombia) End Date: June 5, 2012 (Quito, Ecuador to Washington, D.C.) Duration: 187 days (6+ months) Total Spent: $24,467 * Average per person per day: $65.42 * Transportation Cost: $9,658 ** Transportation Duration: 608.5 Hours! (Over 25...

Trekking Patagonia: Wild Winds, Gigantic Glaciers, and Troublesome Turds


  There are 80 to 90 mile per hour winds in the forecast.  No, it's not a hurricane coming.  It's just another typical day in Patagonia!  The locals don't even seem to notice it, but us tourists sure do.  Bryan and I have been through two hurricanes in the last several years in Southeastern Virginia, but I don't recall winds like these.  Or maybe it's the 30 degree temperature combine...

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