December 27, 2017

~Vea la versión en español abajo~

Patagonia’s history and culture is as rich as it is vast, ranging from cowboys to natives, Europeans, and just about everything in-between. Our trail eventually brought Darcie, Sundance, Bandido and me through the lovely town of Treveli...

October 2, 2017

Lalo Mir, About Mate

Mate is not a drink. Okay, maybe it is. It’s a liquid that enters through the mouth. 

But it is not a drink. In this country, nobody drinks mate because he is thirsty.

It is rather a habit, like scratching. 

Mate is exactly the opposite of television:...

August 29, 2017

I wake up to my alarm clock i.e. Darcie licking my face.

Catching a whiff of wet morning pampas grass and smoke, I roll over to see Carol stoking the fire. 

She wakes up with the Patagonian sun, which this far south peeks over the horizon at a brisk 5 a.m. during the sum...

June 11, 2017


The gaucho is a nomadic breed, roaming the lands as he wishes, and priding himself in the act of living simply. He travels light, carrying only the necessities, often sleeping in the open.

Here in Patagonia a facon (knife) is more than just a blade used to cut. Strapp...

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I grew up in the woods of Oregon, the deserts of Texas and ended up in the heart of the wilderness of Patagonia.

Join me in my crossing of Patagonia with my dog & horses. #Patagone


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