Yearly Archives: 2012

Give the Gift of Travel

give the gift of travel to south america

There’s nothing you can give your family and friends that is more valuable than life experiences, and no better way to start the year than with adventure in your sights. To encourage this Knowmad is offering a $100 per person discount on trips booked between now and December 31, 2012.  *Deposit and registration packet must

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Knowmad News: “Tis the Season to Lend

Tidings from all at Knowmad Adventures! There’s just something about the holiday season that makes us feel lucky. Maybe it’s that we’re warm and toasty inside as it grows frosty outside, but I think it’s the fact that we just are plain lucky. We find ourselves thriving in a downturned economy, living our dream, and

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Culture: La Prisa Mata

As the holidays descend upon us, with shoppers forming lines at insane twilight hours to get into their favorite retail stores and buy, with Santa Claus is Coming to Town playing in malls before Thanksgiving even, and lists being checked and rechecked – I’d like to share this image by a graffiti artist in Valparaiso,

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Parting Shots: Deanna & Brett Hike the Inca Trail

Deanna & Brett created a unique itinerary in Peru. They spent a day meandering around the barrio of Miraflores after their arrival to Lima and before their flight to Puerto Maldonaldo, in the Amazon Rainforest. Here they spent three days enjoying the tropical cuisine, rainforest excursions, and intense hammocking at the jungle lodge Reserva Amazonica.
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Featured Itinerary: Northern Patagonia Odyssey

Boats in Chiloe

The Story We are thrilled to be kicking off another great Patagonia travel season and would like to share an itinerary that will always remain close to our hearts with you all. Just after we got hitched three years ago (wow, how the time flies!), Jordan and I hopped a flight down to Chile to

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Images from a Couple’s Custom Chile Itinerary

The Swarins created a custom Chile itinerary combining some pretty amazing destinations – the Atacama Desert in the very north of the country, the vineyards of the central valleys and then a faraway speck of land, Easter Island. These shots attest to the diverse landscapes they encountered. Thanks for sharing!

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Good Eats in Santiago

Best Restaurants of Santiago

The travel magazine Afar boasts in its October issue about a yummy find in Chile’s capital city: “The chef behind Santiago’s restaurant Boragó is on a mission to promote his country’s overlooked ingredients, such as the superacidic copoa fruit, which grows in the Atacama desert.“ Pictured above (courtesy of Afar) is grouper baked in a

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Win this FREE Daypack & Knowmad Gear!

Win this FREE daypack and Knowmad gear! How? 1) ‘Like’ the Knowmad Adventures page on Facebook. 2) Get your Facebook friends to ‘like’ our page too. (Hint: More the merrier! The more friends of yours that like our page, the better chance you have to win.) 3) Once we reach 1,000 likes we’ll choose a

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