Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Rare Sighting – Cabo Polonio

Sea Lions are one of nature’s laziest, haughtiest, and overly hilarious creatures.  Cabo Polonio, a secluded cape on the eastern coast of Uruguay, boasts the largest population of sea lions in all of South America.  We were lucky enough to be joined by the one and only David Attenborough for a lovely afternoon viewing of these mighty creatures.  Here is a brief video of the natural beauties we witnessed that day.

Holiday from your Holiday

The only thing that keeps people going when hiking through the desert is the futile hope of reaching a luscious, green Oasis.  In the desert of cheap backpacker hostels, where beds are often rude and lumpy, showers sometimes have hot water or water pressure, and all of your belongings have a tendency to walk happily into the bags of other travelers, the hope of an oasis dwindles into more of a fevered dream. Being the well prepared, experienced travelers that we are (link to amateur hour), we stumbled upon an oasis within our second week with our our newly made German friend, Jana.  It was called ‘El Galope.’ Continue reading