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Straining to See the Ocean  

Straining to See the Ocean

Hiking Above the Heavens

November 11th 2006
At the risk of confusing my readers who are aware that I am currently in the United States I am sending the following entry describing a hike that occurred in Chile during the month of November. Two months ago when I traveled with Simon and Merete to Parque Nacional Campana we hiked halfway to the peak, stopping at La Area de La Mina. We arrived too late in the day to summit so were forced t ... read more
South America » Chile » Valparaíso Region » La Campana National Park

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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