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Sunset at Colca Canyon, Peru

Everyday Life in Peru

Traveling alerts our eyes to the wonder of every day tasks and events around us. Even though every country has it's own regional differences, when you walk down a … [Read More...]

A look into the past.

Past Adventures

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Butterflies of Iguazu Falls, Argentina

I like going to natural places where the park description reads, "there are innumerable species of insects" and then further clarifies "some of them still not identified." That is my kind of place. In an earlier post, we just touched the surface of Iguazu … [Read More...]

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Photos of Santiago, Chile

After walking around for several hours and not stepping dog poop, I knew Santiago, Chile was a clean city and I loved it. During our four month adventure through South America, I enjoyed each city we visited for it's own merits, but Santiago stands alone. I … [Read More...]

If you use our links to buy from Amazon, I might look this excited all the time. :)

Links, Books and an Online Store

This week I can say goodbye summer and hello fall all one sentence. The leaves are just starting to turn red and day light is fading. This week there are a lot of announcements to make, so let's get the ball rolling. *     *     * This past week it was a … [Read More...]

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Human Powered Festival, Santiago, Chile

I wondered if the advertisement for a "Human Powered Festival" was a misprint or a weird Spanish to English translation. It wasn't. We were in Santiago, Chile on our four month South American Adventure and decided to check out what this festival was all … [Read More...]

South American Landscape

Through the Window in South America

During our four month trip in South America, we took a lot of bus rides. I wish I knew exactly hour many hours - cumulatively it was days worth of bus rides.  Most of them I didn't mind. Bus rides were great for staring out the window and watching the scenery … [Read More...]

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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...]