Monthly Archives: May 2012

XXXXIX – A chocolate brownie, a “Perito Moreno” glacier and Me!

Since I had booked in advance a bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate, I had no choice but to hit the road… even though I much needed rest after my ankle “incident” in Torres del Paine. So, I was heading to El Calafate, … Continue reading

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XXXXVIII – The “w” trek in Torres del Paine ended being an “i” trek!

From Ushuaia, I head up North to Puerto Natales, in Chile. The town in itself has not much to offer, but it’s the jumping off point to Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. It’s supposed to be one of the most pristine … Continue reading

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XXXXVII – Ushuaia, El fin del mundo, A dream come true for me!

I should start by saying that Ushuaia has been one of my dream destination for as long as I can remember! As a kid, I always wanted to go and see this magical place. I can’t explain exactly why this particular city … Continue reading

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XXXXVI – Iguazú Falls are one of theses scenic places in this world that everyone should visit once in their lifetime!

After a quick flight, I am now in “Puerto Iguazú” located at the border between Argentina and Brazil. A very small town that lives out of tourism, obviously. And, I was there during the “Semana Santa” (Holy week), where numerous Argentinians, Brazilians and … Continue reading

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XXXXV – Buenos Aires? ¡Si Por Favor!

After 38 hours of flight, a few hours of waiting and a couple of turbulence, I finally arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentinaaaaaaaaaaa!! And, my backpack had also arrived!! [sight of relief 😉 ] Buenos Aires is the perfect city to visit by foot. … Continue reading

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XXXXIV – Flying out of Singapore, a Southeast Asian city-state.

When traveling around Asia, sometimes I had the feeling I was rushing things, I didn’t spend enough time in one place,… And other times I felt I had spent way too many days and couldn’t wait to get out of the … Continue reading

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XXXXIII – To sum it up, there was nothing I disliked about Myanmar!

Whenever people plan their holidays, I am sure that Myanmar is not on the top of their list. It’s not a relax beach vacation destination per se, but more an exotic adventure/an exploration into the past. But as frontiers opened up, news of … Continue reading

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