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Running Around The World #3: Franz Joseph, NZ

Back in January, the south island of New Zealand was hit with too much rain.  As I walked the Kepler track the damage was fresh.  Massive trees hung over river rocks like rag dolls; impromptu trail was created and a … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine National Park – W Trek!

Far south in Chilean Patagonia the Torres del Paine National Park was teetering between spring and summer and it was time for me to conquer the W Trek. Dozens of miles of trail wrap around the Cordillera Paine, a group … Continue reading

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Glacier Travel in Patagonia

After the ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, the Southern Patagonia Ice Field is the largest source of freshwater on Earth.  48 glaciers feed into this ice field and during my stay in El Calafate I ventured out onto one … Continue reading

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Happiness is in the Andes

A few months ago it was unimaginable to me to spend 40 hours traveling by bus.  You read that right, 4-0. I read travel forums where people laughed at this crazy concept and advised taking a plane for anything over 5 … Continue reading

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