Tag: patagonia

fitz roy, fall, foliage, el chalten, sunrise

El Chalten

El Chalten After a relaxing and rainy few days in El Calafate, we moved onward to El Chalten. El Chalten is home to Cerro Fitz Roy and we had planned to come here in the fall (for photography purposes, of course!). En route, we were surprised to see snow decorating the hillsides ~500 feet above.   We found El Chalten to… Read more →

El Calafate – Perito Moreno Glacier

El Calafate El Calafate is a small town located in the Santa Cruz province of Argentinia. It serves as the hub for the Parque Nacional de los Glaciares. We spent 5 days here exploring the town and beautiful surroundings. Estancia Nibepo Aike Nibepo Aike is a working ranch located about 50 km from El Calafate. It has been a family-run… Read more →

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 →

bariloche, sunrise, bariloche sunrise, nahuel huapi

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 →

parque patagonia

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 →

torres del paine, sunrise, torres

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 →

Dientes de Navarino

Dientes de Navarino Circuit We flew from Punta Arenas to the southernmost town in Chile (and the world), Puerto Williams. The flight was on a 10 seater airplane and our neighbors were 2 Australians who would start the trek with us. As the plane headed over the stunning Darwin Range and deeper into Tierra del Fuego and close to Cape… Read more →