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.…

Villa de Leyva

They say a change is as good as a holiday. So after a few days in Bogotá we vacated our cute little apartment and with Laura and Lee driving us, we headed out into the countryside to the north east towards Villa de Leyva, a beautiful colonial town with historic importance dating not just to…

Chingaza National Park hike

We were really pleased when Lee and Laura suggested a hike in Chingaza, one of Colombia’s National Parks within driving distance of Bogotá to the east. The night before we made some sandwiches to carry with us. It took a while to make our way out of the city because a lot of locals like…