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On the trail of Chatwin in Gaiman, Patagonia

Chatwin and the Williams family. L: the family's pic R: Chatwin's own pic of the scene.

“Of course people remember Chatwin,” says Waldo. “He was always in shorts. We had never seen a grown man in shorts before.” Waldo Williams is the Director of Tourism in Gaiman and, like most people in this part of Patagonia’s Chubut province, he’s a descendant of the old Welsh families who settled here in 1865. […]

What to do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires resident

  The flight to Buenos Aires is 4 1/2 hours from Ushuaia with Aerolineas Argentinas, pretty piss poor after efficient Lan Chile. Buenos Aires was 25C and unlike Santiago which has a dry heat, it was humid. I had a lot of problems understanding the Argentineans. They have a strong ‘zh’ sound for the ‘ll’ […]