Two Glaciers and a Chilean Ranch

We took an early breakfast and then walked into town to the travel agent’s office. From there we joined a busload of fellow travellers and were bussed out to Puerto Bories. Here we boarded our boat for the day. It wasn’t the most modern but had plenty of tables with seats. We sat down with…

Lake Pehoé – Condor’s Lookout Walk

After a good sleep-in we headed over to the dining room at Hosteria Pehoé for a leisurely breakfast. The view from the dining room window was spectacular.Once breakfast was over we headed outside into the grounds surrounding the buildings.To take in the view even better we ventured back out along the pier that joined the…

The W-Trek, Los Cuernos to Francés

After eating breakfast and collecting our provided lunch we packed up and left our cosy cabin and began the shortish walk to Francés. Again we had misty weather conditions as we descended towards the lake.A stream with water levels that had risen overnight presented a small challenge but we made sure we went slowly. Here’s…

Torres del Paine here we come!

Now that was a fast sleep. We had arrived in Santiago about 21:00. By the time we arrived at our hotel which was reasonably near the airport and had a late dinner there wasn’t much time to sleep before we had to return to the airport for our 6:10 flight with local budget airline Sky.…

Ronda

After breakfast we headed back through town towards the famous bridge over the gorge. Having explored on the west side of the ‘New’ bridge (Puente Neuvo) the previous afternoon we headed down through the Cuenca gardens (Jardines de Cuenca) towards the ‘Old’ bridge (Puente Viejo). From the old bridge we could see yet another small…