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Torres del Paine- Glaciar Perito Moreno

And there we were, on the last leg of our adventure. After priming our legs in El Chaltén, we decided that we would try to conquer the mother of all national parks: Torres Del Paine. It was not so much … Continue reading

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El Chaltén

El Chaltén, though touristy, was in a spectacular setting. It happens to be a climber´s mecca, but even the hikes offer tremendous views. Luckily, the Argentinians have not totally exploited the natural setting. The park entrance was free, and other … Continue reading

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O Higgins- Lago del Desierto

* Sentimos mucho el enorme retraso al escribir esta última parte de nuestro viaje. Desde que nos decidimos a cruzar los lagos para llegar a El Chaltén nos pareció que el viaje acabó muy rápido y desde nuestra vuelta hemos estado … Continue reading

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Carretera Austral (ii): Puerto Tranquilo- O Higgins

El nuevo año nos recibió con un sol radiante con el que disfrutar nuestro camino junto al lago General Carrera, el más grande de Chile (llamado lago Buenos Aires en el lado argentino). Después de bordear sus aguas azul turquesa … Continue reading

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Carretera Austral (i): Coyhaique- Puerto Tranquilo

We resumed our trip along the Carretera Austral in Coyhaique, having already done much of the top half of the road on our previous trip down from Puerto Montt. As some friends told us about a horrible 150km of road … Continue reading

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Villarrica/ Puyehue

The descent into the Chilean lakes region had us once again on a dirt road. This time, it was fairly rough and fairly steep and we were glad to be going down the road rather than up. We headed towards … Continue reading

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7 lagos y volcán Lanín/ 7 lakes and Lanín Volcano

The Road of the 7 Lakes from Villa la Angostura to San Martín de los Andes held much promise. 107 total Kms of a mix of paved and dirt roads and beatiful opportunities to camp. The road was undulating, although … Continue reading

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