The best easily-accessible 90-minute birding experience in Patagonia.
The friendliest classic car towing service on the planet.
Some bonding time with the largest woodpecker in the Americas.
The logical go-to when you need a break from the news.
I wonder how many still exist?
For those looking for video footage illustrating what it’s like to land at the end of the world.
From a day hike along Patagonia’s Fitz Roy Trail
Recalling the Falklands War With a T-shirt and a Battered Mannequin.
An in-depth guide to Argentina’s southernmost national park featuring more than a dozen images and a video notebook, too.
A regularly updated resource on the fees travelers can expect to face when visiting South America
If your masters haven’t served you yet, you might want to nudge them gently from their slumber. Another year is a long time to wait.
Nature’s finest snap, crack, pop and crash.
A tour of the murals from the planet’s southernmost arts high school.
Technically, this isn’t a vending machine in the sense that it will spit out a nice hot stream of Argentina’s national beverage. Rather, it’s a machine that provides hot water for mate, the pick-me-up that’s as much a national obsession as it is sign of friendship and comeraderie in Argentina and elsewhere in the region.… Continue reading Mate Vending Machine, Bariloche (Pic du Jour)
I’ve been in a dry, dusty desert setting for the past eight days, which reminded me of one of my favorite trees.
From Roman times, the art of celebration.
I posted a 32-photo gallery and notebook yesterday about the La Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Here’s a brief video shot during a rainy interlude during my visit, edited down to about 30 seconds. Just a little mental health break. Enjoy!
Last year a CNN correspondent listed Buenos Aires’s la Recoleta among the world’s 10 most beautiful cemeteries. As pomposity, style and grandeur go, the final resting place for many of Argentina’s most rich and powerful who passed on over the past two centuries is difficult to beat. And it is also beautiful. Here is a… Continue reading The World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries – La Recoleta, Buenos Aires: A Tour in 32 Photos