- SantiagoWe left Mendoza and Argentina behind us as we head into the Andes to reach Santiago. We passed glaciers and ski resorts that are used in the winter when the Andes are covered in snow and when the only way Posted by Ninirock in Nini and Emma Take on South America | Mar 17, 2013
- SantiagoSantiago is a very crowded bustling city but it also has a lot of parks and increadible weather (80 and sunny every day), at least at this time of the year.
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- Patagonia, Chile: Torres del Paine
Featured in most guide books of South America, the trekking in the Patagonian national park of Torres del Paine is known to be one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. With the op Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Mar 16, 2013
- 42 below through to 51 belowThis is a delayed blog due to lack of internet availability recently - it also means it is quite long... Soz about that!
Wow the scenery on the trip from Mendoza to Santiago – it has to b Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Mar 16, 2013
- Carretera AustralAfter gorging ourselves and becoming acquainted with the Argentinian Malbec and Torrontes, we crossed into Chile just north of Temuco. We headed to the city to get some money, food and car parts. When taking out money, I usually search Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Mar 15, 2013
- First day in Santiago
The overnight busride from Pucon to Santiago was 10 hours and I expected it to be 13. I was asleep when we got to the bus station. My first order of business was to get Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 14, 2013
- They say lightening doesn't strike twice. Well could you believe it! !!!!!!
After getting over our little escapade of having our bags stolen at Santiago on the 10th January at the bus terminal, we got a lovely apartment in one of the nicer districts on our Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Mar 13, 2013
- Parque Nacional HuerquehueAs Pucon grew on me I decided to stay 2 extra days in Pucon after climbing the volcano. The weather is good now and I wanted to spend a day in one of Chile’s nicest forests. Everyone was Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 13, 2013
- Horseback ride and Mapuche countryThis morning I checked out the Playa Grande before heading on my horseback ride. This is a black sand beach in Pucon.
Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 11, 2013
- Climbing Villarica VolcanoAfter a party the night before I set the alarm for 6 AM. The alarm woke me up at 5 because my phone had daylight savings adjustment and I didn't realize it until I was all ready (there is Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 11, 2013
After 3 days in Puerto Varas with the weather being iffy, I thought I’d try to go to Pucon, 6 hours north as the weathe Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 10, 2013
- Santiago to Viña del MarSecond leg of the journey
Monday January 21
1.5 hours after leaving Santiago I find myself in Viña del Mar. I do not trust the people who accost me as I descend from the bus asking me if I need a Posted by osoluchando in South America Trip | Mar 9, 2013
- Vancouver to SantiagoHello everyone
So for anyone who doesn't know, I flew out of Vancouver on January 15th, and arrived in Santiago on the 16th. For those who are interested, here's a not-so-brief synopsis of what has been going on so far. Posted by osoluchando in South America Trip | Mar 9, 2013
- Puerto Montt
Today was a down day for me but going with the flow I ended up doing something. It was supposed to be rainy all day but it alternated between rain and sun. At about 2, I went into Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 7, 2013
- Feeling the (Torres del) PaineWe survived! The 'W' trek in Torres del Paine was absolutely awesome, if at times awesomely difficult. Three stunning valleys, 72 km (62 of those carrying full packs), three litres of wine, four nights camping in the worlds smallest tent Posted by teamgb in Round the world | Mar 6, 2013
- Puerto VarasPuerto Varas is a pleasant town which has been nice to relax in. With the weather going severaly downhill for the week, I went to Lake Todos Los Santos and also got a closer view of Volcan Osorno yesterday.
Puerto Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 5, 2013
- Patagonia to the Lakes RegionThis ended up being the longest "day" of the trip. When researching this type of travel I was advised to take the slow way sometimes and mix up the mode of transport so I have been working my way Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 4, 2013
- Carretera AustralToday I was told it was a 12 hour busride from Coyhuaque to Chaiten along the Carretera Austral. It turned out to be 13 hours and only covered about 250 miles! It was a beautiful weather day and Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 3, 2013
- Taking it EasyToday I have barely left the hostel other than to eat and buy food for travel coming up in the next 2 days. Having my own room at this place is a nice benefit so I had a chance Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 1, 2013
- CoyhuaqueToday I attempted to get to a couple of cool sites along the Carretera Austral but the bus schedule did not work out so I decided I'll stay in Coyhuaque for 2 days. The weather was better today in Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 28, 2013
- Puerto Guadal, Rio Tranquilo, to CoyhuaqueThe 5 of us staying at the Hospedaje had breakfast and got a ride to the next town to try to catch the bus.
The ride with our packs in it
The next town did not exist but was just Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 27, 2013
- Lago General Carrera ChileI quickly left Los Antiguos, Argentina today and I decided to take the slow road into more scenic Chile expecting not to have any internet or services for awhile. I have the best internet connection of the trip in Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 26, 2013
- Torres del Paine JournalTorres del Paine Journal
The Torres del Paine is a national park in Chile. It is world famous and immensely popular. I decided to hike a loop that usually takes people 7 days, called the circuito grande. Torres del Paine translates Posted by cazvan in No Parking | Feb 19, 2013
- Torres Del Paine
When I decided to fly down to Punta Arenas to get to Patagonia before it got too cold, I initially second guessed myself. However, I am glad I did. The weather in Patagonia is like not Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 19, 2013
- BEAGLE CHANNEL AND CAPE HORN, CHILE
We are navigating through the islands and passages at the “Bottom of the World”!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/437119892219AC6817B4CE49A8888A2F.jpg Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Feb 18, 2013