Torres del Paine - a world of its own November 19th 2009 Every now and then a stone would clatter off the undercarriage, I almost expected one to rip trough the floor. It's early morning in South Patagonia and we are on a rough unpaved road heading to Torres del Paine National Park, one of the most beautiful parks in South America. Well, that's what the guide books proclaim. My first sight of the park certainly lived up to expectation.
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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
Setting off with one way tickets to Mexico via Cuba (a two-month detour), we set ourselves the challenge of travelling through Central and South America down to the southern tip of Argentina by bus/train/boat.
We wrote and photographed all our adventures, discoveries and passions - food and football, people and pictures, wildlife and walking, books and buildings, mountains and music. We promise you won't read a boring day-to-day diary, just interesting tales from the road.
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