For years I had fantasized about visiting all seven
continents on a once-in-a-lifetime-trip, but until recently it remained an
elusive journey. Then the stars aligned and I was able to patch together a wild
I get nostalgic looking back at a trip we took to South America in the mid-90’s with little money and even lower expectations. The plan was no plan, to leave a place when we were done with it, whether that was an hour, a day or a week. We booked absolutely nothing except the flight there and back.