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Perito Moreno glacier in El Calafate, Argentina, provides one of the best opportunities in the world to witness glaciers calving

I debated whether or not I wanted to skip seeing Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate, Argentina. After all, I’d just returned from Antarctica, where I’d seen dozens of glaciers. However,...

Las Torres (the towers or pinnacles), are perhaps the best known formation within the park. Although they are best seen at the end of difficult treks, I was delighted that they were also easily viewable on a guided day tour

Torres del Paine National Park in Chile is one of the world’s beautiful places. The centerpiece of the park is a branch of the Andes mountain range known as the Cordillera...

Is it safe to visit Santiago - protests continue, with this monument in Plaza Italia serving as the focal point day and night

Pop-pop-pop-pop!! I was staying in a guest house less than two blocks away from Plaza Italia, the epicenter of political protests that happen most evenings in Santiago, Chile. Sirens had been...

A few days ago a friend sent me a link to the new video created by Peru to promote tourism in their country. I expected another fluff piece but what I...

Got a hankering for something sweet? Buy a hunk of sugar cane and chew out the cane juice

As a vegetarian, the traditional foods in Ecuador and Peru presented a challenge, as they focus heavily on meat. The national dish of Peru is “cuy chactado,” or fried guinea pig....

The Government Palace dominates one side of Plaza de Armas in the historic center of Lima

I’d been riding the bright red double-decker tour bus for less than ten minutes when I realized there was something very special about Lima. At every stoplight, people standing on street...