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

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 […]

Christmas Eve Moon Over Mendoza – Nochebuena and Giving Back to Those in Need

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 […]

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, […]

Welcome to Exploring with Bruce – The “About Me” backstory

Hi I’m Bruce.  I am a Father, a music lover, a cancer survivor, a former corporate employee, a creative soul, a humanitarian that enjoys giving back and I really love to explore. I lived in Southern California most of my life, but things are changing now.  After a series of major life-altering events, I looked […]