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Salinas Grandes

After lunch we headed out on the ‘monster truck’ to Salinas Grandes.  Somewhere en route we passed from the Salta province to the Jujuy province of Argentina.  We were heading toward Puna. The temperature here was quite warm, but very … Continue reading

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Dogs rule!

Dogs run free all over South America!  They are not wild or rabid, they are just running around free.  It is the funniest things sometimes but I imagine it must drive some of the residents crazy.  Plus, they are mostly … Continue reading

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Escape from Chile!

Our time in the Chilean part of Patagonia ended this morning, November, 30. We got up and finished packing, ate breakfast, etc., and were all ready for our 8:30 transfer to our next destination. We loaded onto the van, just … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas

I must say that there is not a whole hell of a lot to see in this town.  It is simply a layover spot for a lot of connections to other parts of Chile, Patagonia, and the Antarctic. This is … Continue reading

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Landing on Cape Horn

I woke up at about 5:00 am this morning and showered and went up to the “Yamana” lounge for coffee and watch the scenery as we arrived toward Horn Island.  Yamana is the name of the aboriginal people here (also … Continue reading

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Going gaucho!

We woke up this morning to some God awful weather!  Hard rain and fog so thick we couldn’t see across the Beagle Channel to Chile.  Oh well, what to do a with ourselves today? I headed down to breakfast at … Continue reading

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Caminito

Tuesday I took a ride on the Buenos Aires version of the “Hop on, Hop off” bus. It is cleverly called “Buenos Aires Bus”! Someone call in the marketers! B.A. is huge, and has a population of about 13 million, … Continue reading

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