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Ammon’s ATC Audio

As you all know, Ammon recently had his very first day of WORK at Nav Canada talking with real live pilots. His lovely girlfriend Sasha, sent us this audio recording from the ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information Service), which she called every 5 minutes just to hear his voice. […]

Happy Birthday Ammon Salmon

Everyone please help me wish my big brother Ammon a wonderful 36th birthday!!! Have I ever told you about this absurdly cool dude? Well, if you don’t know, Ammon rhymes with salmon, and he is one of the big stars of my “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series. Though I […]

Antarctica (the adventure)

You wouldn’t be very wrong if you thought Antarctica was just ice and penguins. But actually you have to think of it more like ICE! and PENGUINS!!!! because that’s pretty much how everyone feels on their first sight of this exotic land. We could barely hold ourselves still […]

Antarctica (the background)

More adventures with Ammon and Sasha: I think everyone, even non-travelers have some preconceived notion of Antarctica. Few places can inspire the same degree of awe and dread or have so many stories of tragedy and heroism during its early exploration. It is the coldest, driest, windiest and […]

Northern Patagonia

In Puerto Montt we met up with Monse again to travel together through northern Patagonia for 10 days. She flew in in the morning and we immediately hopped on a 7-hour bus to Bariloche, Argentina. Bariloche is home to the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere and […]

Jujuy Province, Argentina

Ammon and Sasha continue: After an exhausting sprint to barely catch our overnight bus to Jujuy from Buenos Aires, we had a relatively easy 23 hour ride to Jujuy. It left in the morning and by sunset we were still driving through a flat farming landscape but woke […]

Uruguay

The adventure continues with Ammon and Sasha: Looking at a map the road south from Posadas follows the western border of Uruguay with multiple border crossings to choose from. As we were on a night bus it made some sense to stop at the furthest south crossing (more […]

Recife to Salvador

Continuing with Ammon and Sasha: So apparently my early trip planning wasn’t all that great. We rerouted once before and suddenly found ourselves needing to reroute again. This time it was to add places and try to kill time. With talk of meeting up with people along the […]

The Pantanal

With nearly a year to travel around you might wonder why we are acting all rushed and taking weird border crossings. The reason was the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland, located in the tri-border area of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pantanal is generally considered to be the […]