Monthly Archive:: March 2014

Buenos Aires Con Buenos Amigos

Hands down the best part of the bus trip was arriving at the bus station in Buenos Aires to see our old new friend Lucas waiting for us as we filed off the bus. We were just tickled pink that he came to meet us, and we were even more tickled that he had his

Finding Patagonia

The next morning was when we knew we made the right decision to leave Chile.  And Mindy made the right decision to sit down at a breakfast table with the bearded boy that she sort of thought might be German. Turned out he's from Maine, hiked the long trail the same summer as Mindy, and

Patagonia Fail

It was comforting to be back in Sam’s apartment which had started to feel like home. Now we really had to start dealing with Mindy’s stolen passport. On our way to the U.S. Embassy on the shiny side of town we decided to have an all-American day. We walked in at least one big circle

How To Get Robbed In Valparaiso

Immediately after crossing into Chile on the bus we started to descend, driving down for over an hour. Finally we made it to San Pedro de Atacama where we went through customs. Mindy’s charango was thoroughly inspected, but made it through. The first order of business in a new country is to get money. We