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Taking It Slow Down South by jeff

On Monday, February 11th, we slept in after our long night getting the car back from the Torres Del Paine park.  After over a week on the boat and the trip through the park, we had tons of laundry to do and all just needed a day’s break.  So, we all hung out around Puerto [...]

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It’s the People That You Meet 3 by jeff

  It’s been a while since my last “It’s The People That You Meet” piece (August).  And, given that I’ve just started a 5 week sojourn, I figured it was time to complete the update.  So, here goes.  Here are all (or really, most) of the people I’ve met along the way for better or [...]

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The Highs and Lows of Santiago by jeff

I arrived in Santiago on December 28 and stayed through January.  My plan was simple: take some time in the gym to continue on the weight loss path I had been on since September in Buenos Aires and take a photography course to improve my photography skills.  Further, I arrived to a small group of [...]

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Playing with Penguins and Whales (Almost) by jeff

I arrived in Puerto Madryn late on December 22.  After checking in, I got online and had a quick chat with mom, dad and my friends Tim and Robin who were up in Fredericksburg for some of dad’s BBQ.  I got up on the 23rd and headed into town to check into tours and to [...]

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Leaving BA for the Bottom of the World by jeff

My last couple of weeks in BA were fairly laid back.  I kept up at the gym and added some spinning to my regimen.  So, I had 5 workouts a week with my trainer, 5 cardio sessions and the occasional spin session.  I’ve been really good about the gym and eating well so I’ve been [...]

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Who’s Out There Now: Marcello by jeff

  In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Marcello who run the site, Wandering Trader. This day trader has found a way criss-cross the world and make a living at the same time. 1. So, where in the world are you answering these questions? I have just arrived in Medellin, [...]

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Getting Settled Back in BA by jeff

After arriving back in Buenos Aires (BA), Kim and I found a nice hostel in the San Telmo district.  San Telmo is sort of like the village in New York – edgy, hip and loaded with entertainment options.  After a much needed shower (and a thorough scrubbing of my shoes), we took the afternoon off [...]

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30 Great Places to Chill On Your Career Break Travels: Part 2 by jeff

Sometimes the last thing you want is another big city.  While they have their advantages for the traveler, a smaller city or town is what you really need. But, you still want to have access to the modern conveniences.  You don’t need to get away from it all, just most of it.  So, for part [...]

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Who’s Out There Now: Family on Bikes by jeff

  In this week´s ¨Who´s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you John, Nancy, Daryl and Davy, or as they are more popularly known, the Family On Bikes.  Many of us traveling the world like to think that our journeys are epic and inspirational. But, in the case of the Vogel family, it really [...]

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