Cerro Llao Llao – The Hidden Gem of Patagonia “Nearing the top of Cerro Llao Llao, we see a worn spot of ground and a slight gap in the bushes near the ledge. We carefully poke through the opening onto a high rock out-crop, and one of the most panoramic landscape vistas in Patagonia unfolds […]
I have learned that not all frogs in the Peruvian Amazon are created equal. Most frog camouflage themselves as a pretty solid plan to not become an appetizer for someone up the food chain. But the poison dart frog takes a more assertive approach. These little guys flaunt their brightly colored skin to let predators know […]
Quick Update – Next Stop: The Amazonian Jungles of Peru Late last night, I landed in the City of Iquitos, the gateway to the Northern Peruvian Amazon. The featured picture of this post is the view out of my B&B room window that I woke up to this morning. I am showing up here during […]
Cusco & the Sacred Valley of Peru – Part 1 Urubamba, Pisac and Moray I have just wrapped up 5 days wandering around Peru’s legendary Sacred Valley and the historical capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco. I focused on two core locations, the quiet and rustically-charming town of Urubamba, centrally located between several of the […]
I liked this place so much back in November, I am very happy to have the chance to return. Inca Ruins tomorrow and a few leisurely days in 11,000+ foot-high Cusco with fantastic Peruvian food before the next leg of the journey. Thanks for following my posts!
Antarctica Reflections Part 1 – Too “Personal” for Words I have returned from an incredible experience. When I started writing this post, I had just landed back in Ushuaia, Argentina (the Southern-most populated city in the world) after sailing two rough crossings of the Drake Passage and participating in multiple-days of landings on the islands […]
Christmas Eve Moon Over Mendoza – Nochebuena and Giving Back to Those in Need It is the day before Christmas and I am sitting in a rented apartment overlooking Independence Plaza in Mendoza, Argentina. I am alone on this Christmas Eve without my family for the first time in my life. When I booked my […]
From the Exploring with Bruce Facebook Page: So I’m volunteering in Peru a while back, and I’m with fellow cancer survivors and current patients. We are all giving back, and giving to ourselves a renewed spirit and faith in humanity, and faith in ourselves. While in Peru, I met this guy named Jim. He’s open, […]