Puerto Natales, Chile April 20th 2012 Yes the weather forecasts were correct!! A nice blue sky morning as we head for Torres del Paine (the Towers of Pain). We had been hearing from people that had been tramping while the weather had not been good and they could not see the mountains. It had been cloudy and rainy for the past five days!
The ride out turned up 20 minutes early and put us in a bit of a panic. While we raced to clean ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes » Puerto Natales 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