CHILE--PATAGONIA AND CAPE HORN February 11th 2012 Puerto Montt is basically the gateway to Patagonia, the beautiful and rugged wilderness lands of Chile. We arrived in port on a cool and rainy Sunday and went with Les and Inge in their private van for a drive into the Lake District. The symmetrical Osorno Volcano was hidden under a layer of storm clouds. We took a hike in a rain forest next to a raging river. We happened upon a handicraft market ... read more
South America » Chile » O Higgins 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
2019 marks the 50 year anniversary of our meeting in Tokyo. Susan, a Braniiff stewardess flying military charters, and Kevin, a Naval aviator with orders to Vietnam. That meeting was lucky for us as it was the beginning of a love affair with travel and each other.
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