san pedro de atacama

Long Weekend in San Pedro de Atacama

March 14, 2014

Last Friday, we left big city life behind and jetted 2 hours north into the vast, arid Atacama Desert. We touched down in the desolate mining city of Calama. After rendezvousing with our driver, we drove past a “field” of new wind turbines that will provide clean electricity for the entire city. We climbed over […]

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South American Fall Getaways

February 28, 2013

Yesterday evening, I needed to blow off steam from the office and went out for my favorite vuelta, walk, around Parque Forestal from the Fine Arts museum to Plaza Italia and back. Earlier that afternoon, it had been an infierno outside but now, as the golden sun sank into the western horizon, a coolish breeze […]

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Salta: Argentina’s Wild Northwest

September 7, 2011

I am celebrating my upcoming trip to Salta next week, with a group of clients, in Northwest Argentina with this picture post of scenes from our last trip there. Salta is appropriately called “La Linda”, the beautiful by her residents, of both the city and province. I would also add incredible variety in landscape, cultures, […]

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