Patagonia part IV - the W trek in Torres del Paine National Park December 3rd 2011 The W trek in Torres del Paine National park was phenomenal.
We had 'exceptional' weather the whole way, which was warmer than usual & at times hot& sunny. It meant that we could see the summits of all of the huge mountains. It also meant I carried too much stuff ie wet weather trousers- but these are a necessary precaution in Patagonia where the weather changes rapidly & the mountain ... 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
I'm off on another big travel adventure! Starting in Mexico on 22nd Sept and ending up in Sydney on 22nd Dec......with 10 countries in between!
Stay tuned for tales from:
Yucatan pensinsula, the Carribean and and colonial highlands in Mexico
Diving on the barrier reef in Belize
Ancient Mayan ruins in Guatemala
Beaches and volcanoes Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica
The Galapagos and Amazon in Ecuador
Gorgeous lakes and Patagonian trekking in Chile and Argentina
Soaking up the history and mystery of Incan Cusco and Machi Picchu in Peru
and enjoying a week long adventure in Bueno... full info