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80 Couches: 200 and Counting…

To the next adventure: Finland!

This is my 200th published post on 80couches.com! When I started this blog five years ago prior to my move to Korea, I had no idea where my random brain-droppings would take me, or where I would take myself. Since…

Lessons from Nowhere: Of Borders and Bananas

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Border crossings are at best tedious and at worst terrifying. More often than not they’re quite boring, waiting in long lines to have some border guard give your passport the briefest of glances before stamping or not stamping it on…

Iceland: The “Ice” Part

Lounging around at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon.

For a country that prides itself on fire and ice, there is certainly a great deal more of the latter at any given moment, than the former. Sure, there are upwards of 130 volcanoes in Iceland, and a great deal…

Glaciers and Snow-Capped Mountains: El Chalten

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Whales and penguins were in our rearview mirror, and so too was Puerto Madryn. It was an excellent start to our Patagonian leg of our journey, but we still had farther to go. Much farther. Despite the penguins, we had…

Puerto Madryn, Argentina (Part 2)

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This is the second part of my adventures in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. Part 1 can be found here. As the sun slowly set over the Patagonian desert, Christine and I had a decision to make. We had checked out of…

Puerto Madryn, Argentina (Part 1)

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So far, Christine and I have had a momentum problem. Every time things seem to be going well, a random bit of bad luck comes along and knocks us on our asses. Case in point: we were due to leave…