i love how when you talk to the paisanos they don’t ever ask you like where you’re from. it’s all just about whatever’s happening right here. this guy, adrian, was like ‘lindo dia no?‘ and he showed me where there’s a little pozito of agua that’s pure and comes straight up out of the aquifer. … Continue reading talking to adrian, a paisano by the nahuel pan cascade
Our first day back after 25 hour bus ride (snow delay) from Buenos Aires. This is the view from the ‘plataforma’, which is reached after a short chairlift (new this year, last year you had to hike), then 5 minute T-bar ride, then a 20 minute hike. The peaks of cerro Perito Moreno are in … Continue reading View from the Plataforma
Peter Hartmann, activist leader, standing above massive rapids on the Rio Baker. “The biggest problem is that [the HidroAysén hydroelectric project] implies destroying everything, taking everything out of the region without leaving much behind…These projects are immense, on a scale that is absolutely unmanageable for this region. They’re unmanageable because this region is very fragile, … Continue reading stoke land is always under attack
Micael: 4 months old now. Sick all last week. The antibodies built up so much he had this skin eruption. Still kept smiling mostly. Smiling with red splotches all over his face. Today in the shower I held him on my shoulder and we had a serious beat-boxing session. This kind of victory dance when … Continue reading horsetail juxtaposition
I was trying to write something about the way people use sentences like “I arrived in Mexico thinking of only one thing: Tacos” and how that couldn’t be true.