Antarctic Cruise – Day 4

Patagonia Sign

Punta Arenas, Chile Thank the stars, the sea calmed down early evening. The swells subsided, the patch kicked in and I began to feel better. I even got a good night’s sleep. In the morning we were in Punta Arenas in Chile. It’s famous for being a port where excursions to Antarctica depart from. It’s also a place I’ve been … Read More

Weaving in Peru — 2006

Weaver in Chinchero

As it is for many travelers, Machu Picchu was the highlight of my trip to Peru. But while there I had many memorable experiences and saw phenomenal sights. Throughout the country, I often stopped to see weavers. That included every step in the process. I met alpaca and vicuna from where the wool is sourced, watched the wool being dyed … Read More