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Month: February 2010

Have You Ever Had It Blue? The Antarctic, Feb 8-18, 2010

After the savoury sights, sounds and craziness of the past four or five months, I may have come to the Antarctic with the least expectations of anybody on this expedition cruise. It’s hard to top the splash of a saffron robed monk collecting alms at six in the morning in Luang Prabang, or scaling the […]

Boob Jobs In Buenos Aires: Feb 3-5, 2010

After five months, the final leg of this travel starts in Buenos Aires with a 36 hour sprint spread over bits of 3 days, and ends the same way after the Antarctic. It’d be easy to mistake the capital of Argentina for continental Europe. After two walking tours led by opinionated and highly politicized locals […]