Category Archives: South America

September 18

Moving on to

Dear readers, In case you have not been added to my subscriber list, I wish to notify you that I have moved! to Some of you who may have been with me for a while would notice that this domain has since returned to as I have moved on to self-hosting. You will […]

August 02

Chasing the giants of the sea: Whale watching in Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Argentina has truly been one of the most amazing places I’ve visited. I wrote here on how I went to see a glacier wall down in the El Calafate. But before that, we had spent some time in El Chalten, and before El Chalten, in Puerto Madryn – in which I took a some 20 […]

June 19

Hiking up a glacier – Perito Moreno, Argentina

Now that we know summer is well on its way, I figured why not bring you back to something nice and cool. Let’s hike up a glacier! Coming from the tropics, I have only seen glaciers or icebergs on the TV. Of course I could stare into a glass of ice and imagine I was […]

January 21

‘Kidnapped’ by cowboys – galloping through San Antonio, Argentina

He bends over and whispers gently in my ear “You want a ride?” I watched as my friend wandered off, kidnapped by her cowboy, high on his steed. She turns around and waves at us, a happy smile on her face. “Why not?” I thought. “Why the hell not”. I jump on his horse, and […]

Dancing the streets of South America – Caracas, Venezuela

(Little did we know the adventure that awaited us) We are walking down the street, my two friends and I. It was our first night in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. My friends and I stand out. Three Asians in South America. The locals tend to speak to me a little more since I guess […]