17. 01. 2014
Glacier-fed lake at the base of the Torres del Paine

Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park

We woke up early on January 17, stuffed our faces at breakfast, and headed out  with Felipe and three other fit guests towards the start of the hike up to the Mirador Los...

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15. 01. 2014
Gaucho herding sheep on the Strait of Magellan

On the Strait of Magellan

There was something strangely satisfying about walking alongside the Strait of Magellan when we arrived in Punta Arenas at sunset (1030PM) after a long journey on January 15. We left Puerto Guadal in...

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15. 01. 2014
Tyrolean Traverse in front of Glacier Leones in Patagonia

Northern Patagonia is Wild

Despite the Chilean government’s 50-year quest to colonize Northern Patagonia (there are fences everywhere indicating who owns what), it is still a wild place. On January 14, Alice, Kaleb, and I set off...

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13. 01. 2014
Driving the Carretera Austral in Patagonia

Sensory overload on the Carretera Austral

I met Alice and Kaleb on January 12 at the Balmaceda airstrip at the northern edge of Patagonia. Pascale, a kind French woman who spends half the year in Patagonia and the other...

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