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exploring, laughing, wanderlust, strangers. 120 film, making art, cyanotypes, vintage. scotch on the rocks & coffee, black. the unknown. the sound of waves crashing, touch. diving with sharks, the way maine smells, onomatopoeias, holgas. IR talk, independent media, getting pummeled surfing, mounds of powder. the horizon. the color red, spanglish. body tricks, other people's babies, finger painting, tugboats, dreaming, dancing! stairs that go on forever, stars that go on forever, extra dirty martinis, phosphorescents…

  • Hometown

    Penobscot, Maine USA

  • Location now

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Work published

    Viva Travel Guides, The Miami Herald, Platts International, Contour Magazine, The Catalyst, The Cipher

  • Travel philosophy

    "perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other, we may become friends." (m. angelou)

  • Craziest place

    a poppy field near the golden triangle in southeast asia

  • Bizarre experience

    i've been spat on by shamans and peed on by surfers

  • Advice


  • Dream destination

    Mongolia, Africa, Antarctica and Alaska

  • Traveled before

    US, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Australia, New Zealand, a random scattering of South Pacific and Caribbean islands, Central and Western Europe, Southeast Asia, Cuba

  • Going next


Caroline Bennett's Guide Book Entries


  • Highlights

    Feb 20, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    Some of the region’s (if not the continent’s) prettiest drives loop through the area, including the popular winding Circuito Chico; ......

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  • When to Go

    Feb 20, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    With so many outdoorsy winter activities, gorgeous summer days and a pleasant climate between seasons, there’s really no bad time ......

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  • Getting To and Away

    Feb 20, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    Direct buses leave from Buenos Aires’ Retiro Station for the overnight trip to Bariloche seven times per day (22 hours). ......

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  • Ruta de los Siete Lagos

    Feb 21, 2008 - Argentina

    Ruta de los Siete Lagos (Seven Lakes Route) is the more common name given to the famous Provincial Route 234 ......

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  • The Ciruito Grande

    Feb 14, 2008 - Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Argentina

    This is the big brother to the Circuito Chico. The Circuito Grande is a scenic 250 km loop that heads ......

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  • Tigua

    May 11, 2007 - Tigua, Ecuador

    Altitude: 3,396 meters (11,140 ft) Phone Code: 03Climbing up from Pujilí, the rolling hillsides ascend towards the jagged peaks of ......

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  • Hotel Carlos V

    Feb 07, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    A classy three-star hotel with 25 years in the business, Carlos V is two blocks from Bariloche center and three ......

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  • Slalom Hotel

    Feb 07, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    The recently remodeled Slalom hotel, a few blocks up the hill from town, claims to cater to an outdoorsy crowd ......

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  • Periko’s Hostel

    Feb 07, 2008 - Bariloche, Argentina

    One of the most popular hostel spots in town, with super buena onda (friendly atmosphere, good vibes!) that you can ......

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See all Hotels (10)


  • Todo Mundo

    Jan 15, 2008 - San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    A chill spot on the corner of Plaza Dorrego with live music nightly, rustic décor and fantastic house wine. Tables ......

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  • Xocoa

    Jun 13, 2007 - La Mariscal, Quito, Ecuador

    A sweets lover’s dream, nestled in the corner of the ever happening Foch Plaza, but secluded enough to enjoy a ......

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  • Coffee Tam Plaza Foch

    Jun 13, 2007 - La Mariscal, Quito, Ecuador

    With four branches in the Mariscal, Coffee Tam has become a neighborhood institution. Coffee Tam Plaza Foch is THE spot ......

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  • Lago Nahuel Huapi

    Feb 19, 2008 - Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Argentina

    The sparkly waters of Lago Nahuel Huapi stretch over 100 kilometers at 765 meters above sea level. The lake is ......

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  • Puerto Blest

    Feb 14, 2008 - Circuito Chico, Bariloche, Argentina

    Boats head west from Puerto Pañuelo for Puerto Blest on a scenic excursion along Brazo Blest, the main arm of ......

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  • Isla Victoria

    Feb 14, 2008 - Circuito Chico, Bariloche, Argentina

    Take the popular and scenic boat trip that will land you on Isla Victoria, on Lago Huapi. On the Isla, ......

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