Tag Archives: Patagonia

World Trip 2012-13: Patagonia Experience Tour Highlights

Tour Title: Patagonia Experience and Antarctica in Depth Tour Company: G Adventures Tour Leader: Alvaro Jaime Dates: 29 October 2012 to 7 November 2012 Tour members: Seven Ben Noonan, Kurt Lybaert, Nina Pettersen, Christopher Barnes, Karen Taylor, David and myself. … Continue reading

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

Tuesday 6 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Monday 5 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Sunday 4 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Saturday 3 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 37 – El Calafate, Argentina

Friday 2 November 2012 Highlights: Perito Moreno Glacier An early morning start again (a worrying trend) and we were off to Perito Moreno Glacier. The local guide and driver were the ones who picked us up at the airport a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 36 – El ChalteĢn to El Calafate, Argentina

Thursday 1 November 2012 Highlights: Ice trekking on Viedma Glacier Today the group broke up into our preferred activities, Ben and Nina went bike riding; Kurt, David and Karen went ice climbing and Christopher and myself went ice trekking. The … Continue reading

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