Tag Archives: Chile

World Trip 2012-13 – South America Highlights

The South American leg of my trip covered 11 days visiting Argentina and Chile with the majority of my time in the Patagonia Region. When I first booked this legs activities I was really focusing on the next stage i.e. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 42 – Puerto Natales to Ushuaia, Argentina

Highlights: 13 hour bus ride (not really!) Our long ride back to Ushuaia so we could begin our Antarctica voyage tomorrow. There are no international airports in this part of Chile so the bus was our only real option. A … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 41 – Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Highlights: Grey’s Glacier, Farewell to half the group Waking up around 6.30 am to constant rain wasn’t a great start to the day. Both Ben and myself relocated to to dining room for breakfast. It was important today to complete … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 40 – Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Highlights: Hike up the French Valley, Avalanche spectacular, boat crossing No problems waking up early today, well except for Ben who went back to sleep and who would have missed breakfast if I hadn’t gone and woken him. It rained … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 39 – Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Highlights: Three Granite Towers, Camping Today was the start of three solid and lengthy hiking days. Alvaro was joined by a second guide for the next three days Lynn who is currently a trainee. A two hour drive awaited to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 38 – El Calafate to Puerto Natales, Chile

Highlights: Border Crossing, Car Rally Today I left Argentina behind for a 4 day trip inside Chile. On a mostly rainy day the tour group caught the bus to Puerto Natales, home our guide. The bus ride only took about … Continue reading

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