Bariloche and environs

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Saturday, November 11 It was about a two hour flight from Buenos Aires to Bariloche. We checked in to our lovely hotel about a mile outside of town, and after we got settled we went back into town for a … Continued

Iorana

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Sunday, November 5 We had a very early start this morning, departing from our Santiago hotel at 6:55 to get to the airport and fly to Rapa Nui. We flew on a 787 Dreamliner, my first time on this plane. … Continued

Worrying

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I’m a worrier. I don’t know why I’m a worrier, and I’m not going to worry about why, because I have enough other things to worry about. But here I am, just about two weeks from my next big trip, … Continued

Decolonization

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I never heard the term “decolonization” before. Here are some definitions: Process by which colonies become independent of the colonizing country –Encyclopedia Brittanica The undoing of colonialism, where a nation establishes and maintains its domination over dependent territories –Wikipedia The … Continued

Weekend in Juneau

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I’m off to spend the weekend in Juneau. I’ve spent the entire summer in Seattle, which isn’t necessarily a terrible thing. The weather here is beautiful in the summertime. But it’s nice to have a little getaway, so with the … Continued