Penguin Colony March 4th 2007 After arriving in Chile we took a bus a few hours south to Punta Arenas in hopes of catching a glimpse of the Otway Sound Penguins before they migrated out of the area for the winter. Not much of interest occured during our stay. We came.... we saw... we took penguin photos.
Also, at this point in time we have already done another hike (ten days in total). We will be posting information on ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes » Punta Arenas 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
We are a couple in our mid 20's hoping to satisfy our need for traveling. This will be our first trip together to South America (my first trip outside of the United States). We will be backpacking from Argentina to Chile and finish in Peru. We will be trekking through the Patagonian Mountains, possibly visit a penguin colony, check out some glaciers, and end with a trek through Machu Picchu on the Inca trail. Join us in our exploration of visiting a foreign land, basking in the beauty of all the sites, and of course...enjoying the first few months of married life! ... full info