Kayaking Upsala Lake during a mini ‘tsunami’ and living to tell the tale. Even better, exaggerating the story amongst ourselves over dinner that night.
The challenges of biking the Ruta de los Siete Lagos (7 Lakes Route) over 3 days.
Reconnecting with the joys of camping. There’s just nothing quite like surviving in the great outdoors.
An impromptu hike to a quiet lake on the outskirts of Esquel, Argentina with some new local friends.
6. Spending time in Bariloche with new friends hiking, swimming, hitchhiking, and enjoying the scenery. The views of this Lake District hub in Argentina were stunning. It didn’t hurt to make some great friends along the way in Esquel and some of the other smaller towns along the way. Lots of time for reflection atContinue reading “6 Days”
7. Meeting my mom in Buenos Aires and hiking throughout the lakes district. Speaking of appreciating people, seeing my mom after 2 months without her was just as incredible. It’s repetitive but worthwhile. Appreciate the good people in your life with love to give and receive.
Let me tell you, there is nothing quite like traveling alone. It will bring you up against some of your strongest fears, force you to confront difficulties, and create confidence. There are also no competing itineraries as anything you want to do can be done. But it also creates so much time to yourself, which can be frightening.Continue reading “Going Solo through Patagonia”
Colombia was a wonderous place but I was now on my way to Argentina. Flying from Cartagena through Bogota to Buenos Aires, I felt a bit uneasy. I had become so comfortable in Colombia and with Vanessa that even though it would only be 1 night on my own I immediately became fearful. I wasn’tContinue reading “A New World: Argentina”