Month: March 2015

Nahuel Huapi Traverse

Nahuel Huapi Traverse After a week of relaxation with my parents, we headed off for our next trekking adventure. This 4-5 day trek covers nearly 40 KM of various ridgelines in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. Read more →

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Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina Although it’s hard to complain about traveling for several months, it does get tiring feeling “unsettled.” In planning our trip, we knew that we would want a “vacation” from our vacation. Read more →

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Misadventures through the Aysen Region

Aysen Region We spent a week exploring the Carretera Austral in the Aysen Region of Chile (Central Patagonia). The Carretera Austral, or route 7, is an unpaved route that runs 1200 km from Puerto Montt to Villa O’Higgins through rural Patagonia. Our favorite spots along the way were the Marble Caves, Parque Patagonia, and Valle de Exploradores. We had an interesting… Read more →

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Torres del Paine – Part II

 Torres del Paine – Part II Knowing well in advance that the W circuit would be the Disneyland of Trekking with hordes of people; we also wanted to see Torres del Paine on a more intimate level. We planned a few other activities including kayaking, horseback riding, and car camping. Kayak en Patagonia After a night of doing laundry and… Read more →

Torres del Paine – W Circuit

Torres del Paine – W Circuit Torres del Paine is an incredible National Park in southern Chilean Patagonia, located about 2 hours from Puerto Natales, Chile. This park is a very popular destination for trekkers and backpackers alike, with 150,000+ visitors per year. We spent 1 week traveling the “W”, which is a popular route through the highlights of the… Read more →