Although we fell in love with the small towns throughout Patagonia, it had been a while since we visited an actual city that spoke to us. Then we arrived in Cali, Colombia.
In the warm, natural mineral water, the strain of traveling for months on end faded away to a dull memory. Dusty roads. Border crossings. The bus ride all but forgotten. And something about airports...
After 11 months of conversations with strangers about our travels, I've learned that people always want you to go where they've already been.
Antarctica is a hard act to follow, but we found a place in Chile that just might be a contender.
Fresh off the boat from Antarctica, there was still much for us to explore in the Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile.
The Argentinean naval vessel drifted past the fragile wooden dock for the second time and threw its engines in reverse to back up and give it another shot. It was mid-March and the brash ice was already beginning to thicken, …
Greetings to Wanda from Vernadsky Station in Antarctica, the world's southernmost post office!
The South Shetland Islands were our first Antarctic adventure off the ship, and we took off our clothes for an up close exploration of this icy destination.
Surrounded by mountains and glaciers and painted by magnificent sunsets every night, it was difficult to imagine a more spectacular landscape than we found in Ushuaia, Argentina.
Although Angela and I had thoroughly enjoyed winding our way through the Argentinian side streets and markets, Buenos Aires still feels like a giant city. And we were in need of quiet sidewalk cafés and a decided absence of car …