Giving our legs a rest by taking a cruise out to see Glacier Viedma (Argentinas largest in sq meters) and clusters of striking blue icebergs. It’s a 3 colour day.
A day trek to Laguna Torre, El Chalten. Easier 8 hour return to a glacial lagoon. Got lucky again with the skies clearing at the end of the afternoon to witness spectacular views of Cerro Torre standing 3102m. The trail … Continue reading →
Quirky small town of El Chalten at the base of the Fitzroy mountain and Andes is our base for 5 days for more trekking. Nobbies are taking a hike.
What makes our trip a bit more of an adventure is a not having a set itinerary. A year gives us the flexibility of deciding when and where to go at a moment’s notice. But in Patagonia, the well-trodden route … Continue reading →
Leave Chile and cross into Argentina. Still in Patagonia we base ourselves in El Calafate for 3 days and on day 53 we visit Perito Moreno Glacier, 250 sq km, 5km wide, 30km long & 60m high! As it is … Continue reading →
Torres del Paine had long loomed as a challenge on our trip. From our very first day in Santiago, we heard many stories from other travellers about trekking around the park, but we still couldn’t really get our heads around … Continue reading →
Day 5 and our last day at Torres del Paine. No wow day today but time to pack up tent and backpacks. We catch the catamaran to link to a 2 hour bus trip back to Peurto Natales for a … Continue reading →
Day 4 of our Torres del Paine trek. 22km return trip to Glacier Grey. Blessed with more amazing weather and the sun setting late in the evening this far south, we took our time and sat mesmerised by the views … Continue reading →
Day 3 of our Torres Del Paine trek, the French Valley. The perfect day (with no wind) to trek this stunning V-valley of hanging glaciers, waterfalls and snow capped peaked mountains. Long day of 20km return and a steep 1 … Continue reading →
Day 2 of our Torres del Paine trek. After surviving the gusty winds the day before, we packed up our tent and caught the catamaran over to our next base at Grande Paine. Not a bad view to wake up … Continue reading →