Volcanos, and Penguins, and Wine, Oh My November 16th 2015 The 28 or so hours traveling here has proven to be more than worth it!
While the flight from Houston to Santiago was overnight and in the dark, the three hours from Santiago to Punta Arenas were spent winging over the Andes. Amazing is a word overused in America, but if you see these mountains from the air, well, this is what amazing means. First we saw snow covered mountains as soon as taking ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes » Punta Arenas 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
Upon reaching 60 I told my family the only gift I want from now on is to travel, preferably with them. I am not much for blogging, so forgive the errors and misplaced photos. This is mainly just for family and friends. ... full info