Author Archives: perducci

About perducci

i am from arizona, lived three years in asuncion and now reside in bogota. i am married. have a limited budget, but like to travel. i also like beer. and food.

Bogota

The First Week So I still owe some closing thoughts on my time in Paraguay… working on those, they’ll go up at some point. And you’ll see a lot of Paraguay below as, well, it’s my only proper South American … Continue reading

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Florianopolis

Florianopolis, more commonly referred to as Floripa, is on an island just off the coast of Brazil just close enough to be connected by a bridge. It has a nice, bustling modern city. We opted to stay a bit away … Continue reading

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Curitiba

Mid-July we took a summer (well, winter) break and enjoyed a four night/three day stay in Curitiba, Brazil as the first half of a doubleheader, Brazilian style. Our apartment was one of the nicest airBNB’s we’ve had the fortune to … Continue reading

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Montevideo, Uruguay

In case the title and lead in pic didn’t give it away, we spent Fall Break/Easter Week/Semana Santa this year in Montevideo, Uruguay. Gave us a chance to check out the city, visit another country, try their take on the … Continue reading

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Bariloche – Beer, Chocolate & Hill Climbing

The Patagonia Mega-Trip ended with two weeks in San Carlos de Bariloche, better known as just Bariloche. It’s a rather Germanic town build along the edge of a beautiful series of lakes, including the Nahuel Huapi, nestled near the Andes. … Continue reading

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Ushuaia – None More South

After a one night return trip to El Calafate (and my worst hotel experience ever) we were off to Ushuaia, the southern-most city in the world, also known as the Gateway to Antarctica. I pushed this on our vacation, figuring … Continue reading

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Puerto Natales – Chile Bound And Down

Leaving El Chalten, we spent a night in El Calafate before heading Further South (and west) with a six hour bus ride to Puerto Natales, Chile. It’s actually a five hour bus ride with an hour at the border while … Continue reading

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El Chalten

If El Calafate is small at 20,000, El Chalten is absolutely tiny at around 1,000 people during high season, with many workers coming in from other places in Argentina and heading back before the harsh winter. It is a several … Continue reading

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El Calafate

We left bright and early in the morning (always seems to be the case) for El Calafate. Weirdest flight in South America ever. Normally Katie and I stick out like sore thumbs, being one of very few, if not the … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires III – The Christmasing.

Started with a week in Palermo Hollywood barrio, adjacent to Palermo Soho, where we stayed our first couple visits. Cool neighborhood, lots of places to eat, ranging from just neighborhood joints to some chic restaurants. Oh, and multiple craft beer … Continue reading

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