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Santiago, Chile: Arriving in South America

Chile is widely considered the most stable country in South America. Santiago, capital to the country and its most populous city, can easily be overlooked when compared to the vibrant, outgoing metropolitan cities of South America. That would be a mistake. Santiago deserves its place amongst the top cities in South America, with appealing cafe…

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To the Ends of the Earth: Previewing our Trip to Patagonia

In just two weeks now, my friend Reuben and I will be departing on what will certainly be the most adventurous trip of my adult life. We will pass through gateway cities in Peru (Lima), Chile (Santiago), and Argentina (Buenos Aires) on our way to the far reaches of the South American continent to the…

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The 2014 Oregon Bike Tour: By the Numbers

My daily travel report series on our Oregon Bike Tour was intentionally short on numbers and long on description. Here’s a chance to get a more stats-based look at our bike trip for those of you who are numerically inclined. 24,835: elevation gained (feet) 6,500: highest elevation gain in a day (feet) 5,632: bugs plastered…