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2012 South America Adventures

This year I decided to travel to South America for the very first time.  This is a huge step for me because I have become very comfortable traveling to Europe and going there as a solo traveler was very familiar.  After getting over a few fears about going outside of my comfort zone I soon became very excited about going somewhere completely new and unfamiliar.

Sometimes I think we have to travel outside of our comfort zone if we want to experience new adventures and so off I went!




2012 South America Adventures: El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier

Need I say more?  

The Dream Lives On: My Trekcapri 2012 Travel Adventures

I’m officially off to South America for the first time. Whoo Hoo . . . And the Dream Lives On . .  . 

Getting wet at Iguazu . . .

You know I’ve gotta do it!   😎  

Buenos Aires, Argentina . . .

With a population of 12 million people, Buenos Aires is the second largest metropolitan city in South America.  The people who are born and live here are called porteños (people of the port) and are of Spanish and Italian descent.  It’s no wonder I was attracted.   They say that Buenos Aires is the Paris of […]

Argentine Tango . . .

Here’s a street performance of a couple dancing the famous Argentine Tango.  It is one of the best street performances I’ve seen on Youtube.  Much like my trip to Seville, Spain in 2008, I would love to be able to see a performance of an Argentine Tango.  After all, this famous dance originated at the […]

Should I Samba as well as Tango!

The Iguazu Falls  borders three countries, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.  It is an amazing site and one that I would love to visit.  The falls can be accessed from National Parks on the Argentina and Brazil  side, both of which are listed on the Unesco World Heritage Site.  The Argentine side has wider views of the […]


Running, cycling and hiking gives me that rush! Music energizes and soothes my soul! Photography preserves my memories and tells my stories! Art provides beauty and fuels my imagination! History gives me knowledge, a deeper understanding for the present and hope for the future! Family & Friends warms my heart! And Travel . . . well Travel keeps me HAPPY!

Favorite Quote

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - - by Mark Twain


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