National parks, glaciers, fiords and lakes - all on our way back up north April 13th 2008 Torres del Paine
We spent our first adventures in Chile in the Torres Del Paine National Park - a park comprising mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers. The park (Torres del Paine - Towers of Paine) is named after three sheer granite towers. We spent 3 days trekking in the park and stayed in the hostels there rather than camp in tents and brave the cold. Unfortunately due to the hostel ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes » Torres del Paine 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
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
I love travelling, and I love capturing these travels through blogs and photos for my friends and my family, anyone who is interested, and for me to reflect on when I need to.
My 1 year South America trip in 07/08 was probably the best year of my life. Travels through Europe, Africa, and Asia have also been a... full info