Jumping into Salta, Argentina

Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]

Visiting Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego Sensations

Kris and Tom at the end of the world. With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the bottom of Argentina casts its [...]

El Condor Mountain, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

One of the benefits of hiking all around Argentina's Tierra del Fuego (aside from learning to like wet feet) is the consistent vistas of water, rock, and snowy mountains. The southern spring provides plenty of [...]

Adventure Travel World Summit: Environment, Local Communities & the Year 2041

Our Pre-Summit Adventure group with guide Juan touring Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego. Tom didn't hear the "wave" call and was looking at his camera. Regularly, we wonder what the heck we’re doing. [...]

By | 2017-11-30T11:51:25+00:00 October 23, 2017|Active Travel, Argentina, Interviews, South America, Travel|2 Comments

Dry River Bed, Outside Salta, Argentina

A drive into the high desert from Salta, Argentina tells you why it's called a desert. Although the Andes mountains in the far distance are still covered with spring snow, down here, a hundred kilometers [...]

By | 2017-10-23T12:38:39+00:00 October 23, 2017|Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America|0 Comments

High Desert, near Salta, Argentina

The high Andean desert on the road between Salta and Cachi, Argentina. This particular view is from the Cuesta del Obispo, the hill of the bishop. According to the story, a 16th Century bishop traversed [...]

By | 2017-11-24T18:51:43+00:00 October 18, 2017|Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Land-Based Visit to the Galapagos

Sierra Negra Volcano on Isla Isabela, Galapagos, last erupted in 2005. The caldera is over 110 square kilometers and just beginning to show new volunteer plants. The Galapagos Islands’ main draw is the [...]