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Why I Pay Tribute to the 4 Men of the Greensboro Woolworth Sit-In

This article contains a few reflections of my visit to the Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, and my deep admiration for 4 young men who, through their nonviolence and heartfelt action at the Woolworth lunch counter, changed a community and a Nation. It was 60 years ago today that, February 1, […]

How to Hike to the Amazing Refugio Frey in Bariloche

This article provides a detailed account of the Refugio Frey Hike from Villa Catedral and an Overnight Stay at the Refugio Frey Mountain Hut. See the “Related Posts” section for additional posts about Bariloche and Patagonia. This article contains the following sections: About Bariloche and Trekking the Area About Refugio Frey and Mountain Hut Refuges  […]

Cerro Llao Llao Day Hike – Circuito Chico – Bariloche Part 1

Cerro Llao Llao – The Hidden Gem of Patagonia This article provides a detailed account of the Cerro Llao Llao Hike. See the “Related Posts” section for additional posts about Bariloche and Patagonia. “Nearing the top of Cerro Llao Llao, we see a worn spot of ground and a slight gap in the bushes near […]

Cusco & the Sacred Valley of Peru – Part 1

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 […]