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Exploring Salta: Argentina’s Undiscovered Land of Adventure and Wine PART 2

This morning we awoke to the mountain mist lifting from the rustic fields stretching out around Cachi. We piled into Jorge’s 4×4 and set off on the windy roads towards the famous high altitude vineyards of Donald Hess’ Colome. (Read … Continue reading

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Exploring Salta: Argentina’s Undiscovered Land of Adventure and Wine PART 1

Arriving in Salta, located in northwest Argentina, from Buenos Aires always turns my world upside down. It had been three years since I was in Salta last. Salta is one of Argentina’s best kept secrets for nature and adventure enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: The Women of Cotijuba Island

Our journey deeper into the Amazon continues; the next four days we spend on Cotijuba Island with our hosts from MMIB (Movimento de Mulheres das Ilhas de Belem, Belem Islands Women’s Movement). From Belem, we head north to Porto Icoaraci, … Continue reading

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PART II: Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Continuing on from the vibrant Ver-o-peso Market, we land in Praca da Republica, home to the famous Teatro da Paz, a theater built during the rubber boom. Upon arrival, we see that the Praca has erupted into a rhythmic, colorful … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Belem entrances you. Far in the north of Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon river, is the state of Para. Belem, it’s capitol, was a strong hold for the Portuguese that rapidly grew during the rubber boom and has … Continue reading

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Glamping and Trekking in Torres del Paine

Today we embark, across the Patagonian steppe to Patagonia Camp in Torres del Paine National Park! This is has been my long awaited segment of our journey; Torres del Paine is one of my ultimate favorite places in all of … Continue reading

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Embarking into the Unknown: Tierra del Fuego & Agostini National Park with Cruceros Australis

Today we board the M/V Stella Australis. After a welcoming toast and introduction of captain and crew, the ship departs for one of the remotest corners of planet Earth. During the night we cross the Strait of Magellan and enter … Continue reading

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Arrival at The End of The World: Punta Arenas, Beer and Sun

Today we reach the tip (the end or start, depending on your perspective) of the world- the southern end of Patagonia! Located on the Brunswick Peninsula north of the Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas was originally established by the Chilean … Continue reading

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Exploring Lima: A Welcomed & Unsuspected Surprise

Learn what it feels like to be a local in Lima — surfing, neighborhood restaurants, historic sights with Spanish colonial architecture, museums, and beaches. Neighborhoods: Barranco, San Isidro, Historic Center Malecon Gastronomy Local cultural experiences Larco Museum Surfing We arrive … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Luxury Salkantay Lodge to Lodge Trek

Trekking in Peru is one of the best and most sought-after adventure opportunities in South America. Experience the Salkantay Trek with our South America specialist, Gretchen! Salkantay Luxury Lodge to Lodge Trek Humantay Lake Hike To elevate your trekking experience, … Continue reading

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