Monthly Archives: September 2011

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ANTM Travel Awards: Personality Disorders

They say that travel changes how you see the world and think about life. What they don’t say is that living out of a giant bag, in tiny rooms for seven months, can leave you permanently, irreversibly deranged. Want proof? … Continue reading

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ANTM Travel Awards: Economics

When you come to the end of a long-term trip like this one, a question people always ask you is, “Did you stick to your budget?” The scary truth is Mark and I didn’t have a budget. I mean, of … Continue reading

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ANTM Travel Awards: Geography

My “Oh” my, the places we’ve seen.  As we hand out the Geography Awards, we encourage one and all to use Google Maps to locate the whereabouts of our favorite cities and towns. As for me, I have a feeling … Continue reading

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ANTM Travel Awards: La Naturaleza

Having lived in New York for more than 11 years, Mark and I were in need of a break from buildings, bustling streets, noise, pollution. One of our goals for this trip was to discover far-flung natural places unlike any … Continue reading

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ANTM Travel Awards: Transportation

With a few small exceptions, the ANTM journey has been completed entirely over land, from the south of Chile up to the border between Honduras and Nicaragua, in Central America. When you’ve got this kind of distance to cover, transit … Continue reading

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ANTM Travel Awards: Culinary

Here it is folks, the ANTM Food & Drink awards. For those of you who don’t already know, we are vegetarians who also eat fish occasionally. So, it needs to be said that our dietary choice excludes at least 80% … Continue reading

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