(Wow, I cannot believe I spent that much time in two countries. I do like slow travel and enjoy the pseudo-expat life.)
I started my travels in poorer countries with less infrastructure, more hassle, and more crime. I even More >
The two most beautiful places on my itinerary for Chile have experienced environmental disasters just before my arrival.
First, there was the fire in Torres del Paine.And now the driest place on the planet is flooding.
- The Salar de Atacama.
- The Tatio Geysers.
- Valle de la More >
This will be my fourth time visiting Buenos Aires. Long before I had a blog (or ever read a blog), and long before the plan to quit my job and travel was created, I came to Buenos Aires for a 2-week vacation with friends.I not only loved the city, I felt like I could live More >
This is not the nicest, newest, or fanciest hostel I have seen. After all, this is Patagonia. There is not much that is shiny and new.This is a hostel that made me feel comfortable.
I felt like I was surrounded by friends I had known for years. In addition, they have thought of all the little More >
After doing the day hikes in El Chalten, I was ready to take it a step further and complete the full circuit in Torres del Paine. I was planning to carry in my food and tent and stay in the camp sites, attempting to finish in 7 days.I never got that chance. Much of Torres del Paine has burned to More >
But I’m back on the road again, and it is much more difficult to keep up with the writing and the photo editing and even the emails when constantly moving.
You may be wondering why I have stayed in Buenos Aires for so long. After all, I did say in my post about coming home for a short visit that I would re-charge and then get back to my original itinerary through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru.
I am not one to publicize the things that scare me about traveling alone in Latin America, mainly because I don’t want to give my parents more things to worry about or discourage others from doing what I am doing. Since I got the whole getting robbed thing out of the way the first day of my trip, More >
Since I have called Argentina my home for approximately 6 months (and counting) of my travel sabbatical, I am excited to be featured on About.com Argentina.
I have really enjoyed sharing my travel experiences and photography on The Travel Chica.
Over the past couple months, I have also had the More >