A rainbow spreads across a channel in Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia. Taken while sailing in March 2014.
Alright, so I’m breaking the rules of “wordless Wednesday,” but I just have to write about this place. Only accessible from the water, defined by stark rocky outcrops and harsh winds… Brecknock Peninsula captivates me. Located near the west entrance to the Strait of Magellan, the peninsula is the westernmost projection of the Isla Grande de Tierra del … More Wordless Wednesday: Brecknock Peninsula
Ushuaia is a city nested between rugged mountains and fresh sea. It is tempered by fierce winds, fickle weather, and the ever-present possibility that in any given day it could snow, hail, rain, be sunny, or all of the above. Far removed from the rest of Argentina, this city of 60,000 caters to tourists who … More Ushuaia in Review
Our first week in Argentina has been good overall, but it definitely has not gone as expected. When we came down here, I was recovering from a sinus infection & Rebecca had just come down with a cold… A few days into our trip, I caught Rebecca’s cold and got so sick we had to … More First Week: What we loved, hated, and missed
Two weary travelers, beleaguered by illness, set out to see the world– though their sights great, their bodies were burdened by the heavy weight of the past five days of badassery, walking, and sleeping. Noses runny, heads aching, throats scratchy, Our noble heroines pitched their saggy tent at the end of the world in the land of … More At the end of the world, in the land of fire, in a saggy tent…
It’s been about a week since we arrived in Argentina, and believe me when I say we have tales to tell… We made enemies with a fox, befriended a hitchhiking dog, repaired a tent, made some new friends, wrote an epic poem, and sampled a wide variety of supermarket chocolates. But to tide you over … More Ushuaia Photo Update
Our first day in Ushuaia went something like this: get off plane. Get bags. Discover our bags are soaking, mine to the extent that there’s actually water pooled at the bottom & my sleeping bag is soaked through. Make appropriately begrudging comments about irresponsible airline. Put on backpacks. Make appropriately begrudging comments about weight of … More Feeling Welcome at the End of the World