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Sure Signs

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Many times when you see a highway warning sign you never know if they are worth heeding or not.  For instance, down here in Patagonia, if you see a guanaco warning sign, you might, or might not see one.   …

Days of Many Moods

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

14 February 2008 Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Southern Patagonia, Argentina S54.53362 W67.22849 We found a nice campsite along Lake Fagnano a couple of days ago. The view was beautiful, but like the rest of our trip down Patagonia, the …

The End of the World

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

02/14/2008 54° 48.73′ S We’ve reached the end of the world. All is well. We’re in Ushuaia, Argentina. It’s the southernmost city in the world, located on the island of Tierra del Fuego (land of fire), off the southern coast …

The Gas Man

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  One of the challenges of world travel is procuring fuel. Generally gasoline and diesel are not a problem unless you are in an area of spot shortages such as Patagonia, where we are now. Propane, however, can be a …

Making Good Time

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

02/08/2008 02:10:34 GMT We are 6,186 miles / 9,955 km from the center of the culinary universe, the Maid-Rite in Newton, Iowa. But we are only 697 miles / 1,122 km from the Jumbo parking lot in Viña del Mar, …

Patagonian Traffic Jam

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Gildas Kansas Jones

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

3 February, 2008 Trevelin, Argentina Dear Troop 27, One of the best things about traveling around the world is that you discover unexpected things in unexpected places, including here in Patagonia. As in the United States, when Argentina was opened …

The Falcon Sanctuary

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

01 February 2008 12:06:37 GMT     I was a car guy most of my life. I became car aware pretty early. By the time I was eight or so I was making model distinctions. I blossomed into full scale …

Patagonian Light

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Before we left Chile we were told by our friend, Jorge, who is a pro shooter, that the light in Patagonia would be like nothing we’d ever seen or experienced before. He described it as “transcendental.” We’ve only been here …