Tag: Chile

the creepy task of letting other people know what to do with your lifeless body and meaningless things

I looked back at how far I had come, legs burning, back hurting, heart thumping and decided this would be my final resting place…someday. I glanced at the 45 minutes ahead of me, all uphill, giant boulders blocking my every step. “When I die,…

19 things I learned in patagonia

It’s been exactly one week since my return from Patagonia. As unforgettable as this adventure was, it’s so sad how quickly life turns into memories, and those memories join all of the others in the crowded room upstairs, not knowing when, or if, they’ll…

stolen loquaciousness

I talk. A lot. In 7th grade, I received a detention slip that simply read “loquacious” (I had to look that word up). And I tend to interrupt because I have so many questions and tend to get lost wondering about the missing details. But this…

beginning the new year from end of the world

Once Patagonia was thrown on the table for our winter trip, it became impossible to remove it. Even though it costs a million dollars to get there. Even though the car rental for two weeks is practically more than the flight. Even though I…

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