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 […]

Antarctica Reflections (Part 1) – Too “Personal” for Words

An article about the profound personal impact of a visit to Antarctica on me and my fellow passengers. Part 1 of the “Antarctica 5 Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Last Frontier” ExploringWithBruce.com series My new friends stood before me, looking off into the distance, grinning, flush with energy, exhilarated and more than a […]

Solo Traveling and the Magic of Giving Back in Mendoza, Argentina

This article is about the magical story of being called to give back to those in need while solo traveling in Mendoza, Argentina on Christmas Eve. The Christmas Eve Nochebuena Moon Over Mendoza and Giving Back to Those in Need Christmas Eve Moon Over Mendoza – Nochebuena and Giving Back to Those in Need It […]

Getting Ready To Chill Out – Next stop Antarctica!

My Next Destination!    I absolutely love the continent of South America and look forward to spending more time here, but as a friend said to me, “Bruce, you’ve done so much, … you need to Chill Out for a bit.”   Sounds like a great plan, so I am leaving today. Next Stop, Antartica! […]

Now In Ushuaia, Argentina … “The End of the World” ….

I arrived in Ushuaia Argentina last night. Ushuaia calls itself, “Fin del Mundo” (or, “The End of the World”), because it is the Southern most reasonably populated cities on the planet, and it is where one of the most Southern roads in South America ends. It is also the gate way to another very special place. […]

Quick Update – Wrapping up Bariloche, Argentina … Getting on with Solo Traveling. 

I had two amazing experiences over the last two weeks.  I had the opportunity to sample Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina and then spend a week in a wonderland of natural beauty, Bariloche and the lake district of Argentina.  More importantly, I had the privilege of spending two full weeks with one of my sons, […]