Category Archives: Chile

Santiago, Chile

  We had a long 800km drive up Ruta 5 to Santiago from Pucon, so we decided to stop about 2/3rd way up in Talca, to break the journey. Talca is a small town that was badly hit by the … Continue reading

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Puerto Varas & Pucón, Chilean Lakes District

We decided months ago that the Chilean Lakes District would be our ‘chilling’ time over Christmas after a few busy weeks doing the parks and glaciers. So we had pre-booked a cabanas in a popular Chilean holiday spot called Puerto … Continue reading

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Animals in Chile by Oliver

  This blog post is about animals in Chile that I have seen and photographed. I took this photo of the Andean Fox near Lago Grey, in Torres del Paine National Park.  We saw many of these foxes in Chile. … Continue reading

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Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate, Argentina – again!

The next leg of our trip involved our 3rd visit to Argentina to visit El Calafate, and the Perito Moreno Glacier, which a friend back in London had recommended to us (thanks Hugh, we changed our itinerary to do this … Continue reading

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Torres Del Paine National Park – Puerto Natales, Patagonia

The next part of our journey involved a relatively short (in South American terms) drive to Puerto Natales, the gateway town to the Torres Del Paine National Park, about 250km to the north. The wind here was no better, pushing … Continue reading

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At the Bottom of the World – almost! Punta Arenas, Patagonia, Chile

    We are now almost at the bottom of the world, or at least as close as we will come without joining a polar expedition! And Patagonia is as remote and incredible as it sounds. We are here mainly … Continue reading

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