Category for South America

Trekking in Torres del Paine

Posted by • March 5, 2012 • Best Of ,Chile ,South America 6 Comments

Day five: Always save the best for last! It is still dark when we wake up to start our last day in Torres Del Paine, it will take us an hour to get to

Trekking Torres del Paine – Part 2

Posted by • March 4, 2012 • Chile ,South America 9 Comments

Day three: today is all about the middle leg of the W, the French Valley. We feel great, strong, healthy, and have lots of energy. By now we are comfortable with the uncomfortable. My

Trekking Torres del Paine – Part 1

Posted by • March 3, 2012 • Chile ,South America 5 Comments

There are times in life, often we look for them, other times they spontaneously happen, when we quiet our minds from the normal daily thinking to reflect. We revisit accomplishments; good memories and bad memories;

Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia

Posted by • February 26, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 3 Comments

A place that has been on our list from day one is Perito Moreno. An enormous glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park close to El Calafate. We have heard so many good

The Northern Lakes of Patagonia

Posted by • February 25, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 3 Comments

When I think of cozy I imagine myself sitting on a very comfy couch, drinking a warm cup of coffee (tea or hot chocolate if you prefer) admiring a mountain lake through the window

Hiking the Villarrica Volcano

Posted by • February 16, 2012 • Chile ,Favorites ,South America 7 Comments

From Valparaiso we went south to Pucon with one purpose: hiking the Villarrica Volcano! Pucon has that mountain town feeling, very clean, rustic wood cabins everywhere, offering many outdoor activities with gorgeous views to the Villarrica volcano

Valparaiso and Vina del Mar

Posted by • February 15, 2012 • Chile ,South America Add Comment

A new country to cross off from our wish list: Chile! It took us six hours from Mendoza to go over the border to Valparaiso and I can’t tell you how happy we were

Mendoza & Wine

Posted by • February 7, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 1 Comment

We arrived in Mendoza last Thursday (Feb 2nd). First things first, I need to mention that buses in Argentina (Andesmar and Flechabus in particular) are AMAZINGLY comfortable. Their buses include WiFi, meals, wine, whiskey,

Salta Road Trip – Day Five

Posted by • February 1, 2012 • Argentina ,Best Of ,South America 5 Comments

Day Five: Purmamarca, Tilcara and Salinas Grandes Our road trip around Salta came to an end on Sunday, but we finished it visiting some interestingly beautiful places. The first stop was Tilcara, only an hour and a

Salta Road Trip – Day Three and Four

Posted by • January 31, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 1 Comment

Day Three: Ruta 40 from Cafayate to Cachi Here we go again, on the road, this time to Cachi. The town of Cachi is less than 200 kilometers from Cafayate, but not many people go