Monthly Archives: December 2011

BBC News – Fire in Torres del Paine park in Chile is out of control

BBC News – Fire in Torres del Paine park in Chile is out of control.

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Patagonian Wildfire Forces Chile to Close Torres del Paine Park – Businessweek

Patagonian Wildfire Forces Chile to Close Torres del Paine Park – Businessweek. We are following this news closely as we have some of our clients currently traveling in Patagonia. Explora in Torres del Paine has notified us of the closure … Continue reading

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iTravel to Argentina

It used to be that we traveled with maps and guidebooks in hand and for the most part we still do. But as the technology advances and personal electronic devices get smaller and more sophisticated we are able to take … Continue reading

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Christmas in summertime, childhood memories from Haedo.

As we fast approach Christmas and New Year’s Eve I wanted to find out and write about the Holidays from the perspective of the Southern Hemisphere.  So I recently asked Ana about her memories of Christmas in Argentina. She remembers … Continue reading

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Around the world in 23 days – latimes.com

An interesting article from Sunday LA Times where author David Lamb describes his adventure of circumnavigating the globe on a National Geographic Expedition. The first two sites on his trip were Machu Picchu and Easter Island. While the budget of … Continue reading

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Glamping – roughing it in style in Chile.

A couple of days ago I was browsing through Conde Nast Traveler magazine online and I learned a new term- glamping. This was definitely a new approach to being out there in Nature. The magazine article referred to a pampered … Continue reading

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Flags of South America part 6 – Brazil

Brazil, the largest country on the South American continent and undoubtedly of the most recognizable and colorful nations in the Southern Hemisphere. Brazil is famous for many things: soccer, beautiful and exotic beaches, exciting cities such as Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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