Monthly Archives: August 2013

Patagonia Vacation Packing List

Outdoor Adventure Travel Patagonia

Packing for a trip can be an overwhelming task, especially when you’re headed out of the country – on a Patagonia vacation perhaps. Most people advocate for packing light but if you’re anything like me, this concept is merely inconceivable. Instead, I like to focus on packing appropriately. This means including all the necessary items

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Books by Isabel Allende

House of Spirits Review

Isabel Allende has been one of my long-time favorite authors. I was initially swept away by her intriguing prose when my husband Jordan and I first moved to South America and I found myself wandering the streets of Santiago, Chile quite honestly feeling a bit overwhelmed by this new life I was embarking on. We

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Patagonia – Hiking with Friends

Person Sitting At Overlook

Thanks to Jamie and friends for sharing some great photos from one of our favorite lodge partners in Patagonia, The Singular. To find out which Patagonian lodge is perfect for you contact Knowmad today!  

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The New KnowmadAdventures.com

new Knowmad website

We are proud to announce that the all new Knowmad Adventures website is live! The new site, which was completely redesigned by Knowmad co-Founder Tara, has greatly expanded content including more in-depth bios of the growing Knowmad team, more suggested trip ideas including exclusive Galapagos yacht cruises, and a traveler review section. We’re also jumping out of our

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My Conversation with Carolina in the Atacama Desert

Hiking Atacama Desert

We met late in a trip that had already taken my husband Jordan and I deep into the Chilean Patagonia. Journeying to the ends of the earth we rode sturdy criollos alongside spindly guanaco herds, hunted fossils of giant sloths, felt the grumbles and groans of crumbling glaciers before flying north. Waking in Patagonia and

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What’s the best time to travel to Chile & the Patagonia?

Visit Chile South America

One of the first questions we’re asked regarding travel to any particular place is, “When is the best time to travel there?” The short answer is that the best summer weather in Patagonia and Chile is during the U.S. winter, making December, January, February and March ideal times for travel. This means the best time

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