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Drinking Coffee Around The World

If there is one thing I look forward to when I wake up in the morning, it's a cup of 'cafe latte'. I prepare my italian coffeepot with espresso, put it on the stove, heat up my milk in the meantime and then mix the two together. Yum, yum, yum! It's only obvious that I'll try the coffee of every country I visit. Here are my top 3 countries: Italy, Italia, Italie: The land of espresso! [caption id="" align="a ...

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A Hiking Paradise for Backpackers: El Chaten, Argentina

[caption id="attachment_349" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Fitz Roy"][/caption] What better than hiking in the Andes? Beginning your hike from a small backpacking town called El Chaten. For all you backpackers who may sometime feel like no one understands you when you're home, El Chaten will make you feel normal to be a backpacker and a hiker! This small village, a 2.5 hour bus ride from El Calaf ...

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A Beaver Story

While I was traveling in Patagonia two years ago, I found myself in the lovely town of Ushuaia. During one of the tours I took when exploring the region, I was told a story. A story about our Canadian friendly animal- the beaver. For those of you who don't know what a beaver is, the beaver is Canada's largest rodent. Beavers have a thick fur with a flat tail. They live near slow-flowing streams where they c ...

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