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Happy World Penguin Day!

Today is officially world penguin day.  Most people think of penguins as cold loving, Antarctica dwelling sea birds.  This is largely true but some penguins enjoy warmer weather.   280 more words

Rearview Bloopers

Back in the mid 90s, my best buddy and I used to ride our bicycles down MG Road in Poona. The weather used to be great, but the sights were even better. 498 more words


Day 16-18 (Trujillo, Guayaquil)

Day 16
Wasn’t a great deal to do in Trujillo, we went to Huacha De La Luna which is an old Inca Ruin. It was okay, no it was pretty shit actually. 1,478 more words

Interested in a #Ski Trip in #Chile, South America? Here's your chance!

One grand prize winner and a friend will receive airfare and an all-inclusive 4-night/5-day stay at the Hotel Portillo, including 5-day lift tickets. Enter Here. 143 more words


Calbuco Volcano Eruption: Update

It has now been two days since the Calbuco Volcano erupted in Chile. This prompted evacuation in Ensenada, Puerto Vara and Puerto Montt. A 30 kilometers radius around the area could still face evacuation as authorities keep the volcano at red alert. 192 more words

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Columbian Mangroves In A Dugout Canoe

I’ve just got back from an amazing trip to South America. Thanks to a wonderful collection of local guides, all our plans went without a hitch (with the exception of Rich’s camera getting stolen just five days in, but we won’t dwell on that). 583 more words


[Shutter] Taquile Island

25 de Marzo 2015

Shutter Taquile Island

“It’s too touristy,” they said “just do the day tour and don’t even stay in Puno, get a night bus straight out, ” claimed another backpacker.” 2,727 more words