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I was nervous about the trip even as I was planning it throughout the week. I’d experienced issues with altitude twice before and ascending to 9,000 ft after starting the day at 700 ft in Mendoza seemed like a recipe for disaster. But this was Aconcagua Provincial Park, home to tallest mountain in the Americas. … Continue reading How I Survived the High Mountains Despite Unfortunate Events and (Perhaps) Dumb Decisions
Iguazu Falls, located in Argentina and Brazil, consists of the largest waterfall system in the world. Situated in the middle of a forest, it is home to many a wild animals, including this raccoon-like creature that owns the streets. Outside of land, a lazy reptile awakes it meal. Wildlife aside, the waterfalls themselves were amazing! After a walk … Continue reading Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Perito Moreno, the monstrous glacier also considered the primary attraction in El Calafate, Patagonia. Equipped with crampons, I had spent hours hiking the Big Ice in conditions varying from hot-in-an-athletic-shirt to huddled-in-all-of-the-winter-clothes. While my legs thanked me for the strength training with crampons, my face, the color of bronze and darker than it’s ever been the next day … Continue reading Patagonia: The Land of Glacial Burns and Rainbow Hikes
A few weeks ago, I had just embarked on my South America journey full of nervous feelings and thoughts. Since then, I have settled int0 my home in Buenos Aires for the month, made new friends of both travellers and locals, discovered new activities, experienced the night life, and travelled to distant lands. There have been multiple days … Continue reading A Tale of New Beginnings