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Joan Larsen Remembers: Leaving a Piece of My Heart in Patagonia

March 8, 2017

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By Joan Larsen I am so sure that I speak for all of us when I say that we come to a point when we need a change of scene… and we need it now.  “Please,” I will say, “let the world go away!”  Whether we go far or near, we need time and we […]

Joan Larsen’s Life Stories: Life and Near Death – On the Edge in Patagonia

June 15, 2016

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By Joan Larsen Death.  If we are to be honest, passing that midway point in our years, the subject of dying, of death, drifts into our thoughts a bit more often than we might wish.  Before this time – well – we felt pretty invincible, didn’t we?  Many of us took chances — often more than a little bit […]

Joan Larsen Encore: Far Off the Beaten Path in Patagonia

November 12, 2014

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By Joan Larsen So much of my life has been spent in the world’s most remote places, and often many of my fellow companions are the crème of the crop of the world’s most famous photographers – the ones vying for those National Geographic covers. They have climbed the highest peaks, photographed underwater, and been […]

Joan Larsen Encore: Life and Near Death – On the Edge in Patagonia

May 7, 2014

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By Joan Larsen Death.  If we are to be honest, passing that midway point in our years, the subject of dying, of death, drifts into our thoughts a bit more often than we might wish.  Before this time – well – we felt pretty invincible, didn’t we?  Many of us took chances — often more than a little bit […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: Life and Near Death – On the Edge in Patagonia

January 16, 2013

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By Joan Larsen   In a place near the very tip of South America lies what is considered earth’s scenic masterpiece, Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia –arguably the second most beautiful place on our planet.  I had said for years that I would give almost anything to get there.  Never in my wildest […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel Stories: Far Off the Beaten Path in Patagonia

November 14, 2012

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By Joan Larsen I am so sure that I speak for all of us when I say that we come to a point when we need a change of scene… and we need it now.  “Please,” I will say, “let the world go away!”  Whether we go far or near, we need time and we […]