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, […]
It was sunny in California that day, and I was a young pre-teen boy playing in the back yard with a small model of the Saturn V rocket, and I was waiting. The model was nice, but I was focused instead on the hose. I had the hose turned on full-blast with an adjustable nozzle fastened at […]
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 – 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 […]
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!