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La Jardin Restaurant, Santiago, Chile

What if I told you one of our all time favorite restaurants had a table top with grass, ripped Winnie the Pooh sheets as shade covering, a jumbled mess of 20 some odd old crutches, a headless baby nailed to the wall and a moving … [Read More...]


Laguna Cejar, San Pedro de Atacama Chile

Salar de Atacama is the worlds largest and purest active source of lithium. A short drive from San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, 27% of the world's lithium reserve base creates this amazing landscape. A few posts back, this is the same area we went to the Valley of … [Read More...]

Nora Dunn on Train

Nora Dunn’s Book Interview – Tales of Trains

We've heard from her once and we'll hear from her again, Nora Dunn's latest book has hit the web! Have you ever dreamed of traveling by train, staring out the window, being lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking? Or do you imagine train travel to be rough … [Read More...]

Valley of the Moon

Valley of the Moon – Chile

In the northern section of Chile, in the Atacama desert lays the Valley of the Moons. The barren landscape is one of the harshest environments on the planet with some areas not having received a drop of rain in over a hundred years.  Scientists test prototypes … [Read More...]

Tiff at Colca Canyon, Peru

Salamanders, Contests and Blogs

Greetings again from the American 4th of July! Hope anyone celebrating had great a great weekend with friends and family.   This weeks post is a writing contest I've entered on the We Said go Travel Site. It's a vulnerable piece entitled, How … [Read More...]

French bread hot out of the oven made by Tiff.

Ghosts, Books and Bread

Oh boy...lots of stuff is happening. Vermont is *just beautiful* right now. I went running down our dirt road thankful for each crunch of gravel I heard beneath my feet. I looked up at the umbrella of green leaves hanging over the road providing me shade. I … [Read More...]

Tiff and Chris at Airport

How to Manage your Money Abroad

I had been striking out all day with language failures. I couldn't order a vegetarian burger (I ate plain white rice instead), we waited twenty minutes for a bus (maybe we could have taken the one right in front of us), and by this point I was standing at the … [Read More...]

When hiking you face all the elements and cold weather can cause you to burn more calories.

Power Day of Food for Camping

If you live in the US, Memorial Day is the traditional kick off to the camping season. It usually rains, last year we had snow, but every so often we have a nice weekend. Regardless of the weather, the point is it's the start of camping. Chris and I travel all … [Read More...]