It’s senseless to write too much about the beauty of Tierra del Fuego when technology allows you to carry a camera without resorting to a pack mule. We spent five days in Ushuaia and spent all of those hiking and spotting vistas like these. It was pretty much non stop, except for the times we […]
Thanks to friends’ recommendations and a couple tours, we got acquainted with Buenos Aires quickly. It helped that our visit was broken into three stays of about four nights each (October 2017, springtime). Bits and bites at a time, we were introduced to great tastes of eclectic Buenos Aires and picked up on the city’s […]
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 snow and water–and lovely clouds–to make your landscape even more inviting. Even in warm spring, bring layers, because the weather […]
Take a wine tour in Buenos Aires. Guide books, lengthy restaurant wine menus, and stumbling around on your own will only get you so far, especially when it comes to wine tasting. Our expert guide from Context Travel showed us a couple Buenos Aires wine bars and several Argentine wines we’d never have discovered without […]
Regularly, we wonder what the heck we’re doing. What’s the point of our travels, other than entertaining and edifying ourselves? What’s our purpose in working on this blog, other than it’s a good way to organize all our notes and photos? Why do we bother sharing stories and photos via social media? Then along comes […]
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 away, the river is already dry, even though it’s only the middle of October, one month into the southern spring. […]
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 all the paths you see below, minus the paved one, to visit his various flocks.