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Merry Christmas from Ushuaia, Argentina.

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from Google Maps, not too far from Antarctica

I just had the pleasure of delivering presents at midnight in full Papá Noel (Santa Claus) suit to the hostel owners’ excited 1-10 year old kids. I should have pictures soon, but I was too busy ho-ho-hoing to snap any. I hope your Christmas is as fun as that.

As I did for Thanksgiving, I’ll take off until Sunday because who reads about miles and points during their 5-6 day weekend? Here are some recent interesting posts if you want to brush up on anything you have missed.


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