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Feeling Conflicted While Traveling

I am currently traveling in South America and feel conflicted in how to deal with “good white people” on my journey.

I have always been quite interested in the history of the Americas, and I am thankful to now be here and experience at least a small part of the continent for myself. 582 more words

Personal Ponderings

6 South America Festivals To Hit UpThis March


Jerry Leon is a Jetset Times contributor who is currently on a solo backpacking trip in South America. So, each week, the born-and-raised Californian will share with us local festivals that he cannot wait to check out in person. 416 more words
It List

2.28.05—Day 64

Ten years ago today we woke up excited for our Machu Picchu adventure the following day. We planned to relax that day and rest up for the Inca Trail trip which would be arduous and amazing, from everything we had heard. 283 more words


Ok, ok but what about the food in Chile

I’ve been writing a lot about traveling with kids, visiting in-laws, even doing yoga on vacation and a spontaneous winery stop but what about the food. 373 more words

Araya Adventures

U.S. Exceptionalism at its Finest

Being a United Statesian is not exactly conducive in South America, we are the only ones who have to pay so many reciprocity fees and get so many visas. 318 more words


Where Fish Hooks were Made of Gold

Book Hunters that we are, it didn’t take us long to zero in on Abaco Libros & Cafe at Calle 36 #3-86 in the old walled city of Cartagena. 472 more words

Old Scrolls Book Shop

Today, I'm a Polo Player!

“Watch out, they’re juicy!”  Our tour guide’s warning must have gone in one ear and out the other because with the first bite of the most delectable homemade beef empanada, I had a stream of meat juices dribbling down my shirt.   813 more words

Argentina Polo Day