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My name is Sam Viavant.  I’m an ex and hopefully future traveler.  In January 2017, I decided to go to the end of South America and start jogging North.  It didn’t end up completely as planned, but I’ve kept the blog to record my trip and muse about life.  If you’re new to the site and want to start reading at the beginning, here’s the first post in the series. 

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Recent Posts

I Walked From There

It’s been four days since the sickness, and all traces have gone.  If anything I feel better than normal.  Maybe I needed the time off my feet, and the sickness gave a rest I would never have taken otherwise.  All I know is that I’m stronger than I’ve been in weeks.  I’m also nearing the…

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The Gift of the Glaciers

There’s a pressure in the back of my head.  The sensation spreads into my hamstrings, and then my calves and my back and my butt.  It’s a slow, subtle waking, emerging imperceptibly from the void of sleep.  I’m still not fully alive.  There’s a sluggishness in my legs, as if the very cells of my…

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Bitching Won’t Help

It’s been two days since the camp near the cliffs.  Two days of fast, steady marching, over 50 kilometers a day.  And until a couple hours ago, it was two days of strong, sunny skies.  But now the weather hangs thick and cloudy, with the pressing weight of air about to rain.  It’s near sunset,…

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