Category Archives: Chile

Packing for Patagonia

I have one more day left to recap for Patagonia but I’m procrastinating.  It’s a silly little way to convince myself that if I don’t finish writing it, the trip is somehow not yet over.  I loved Patagonia so much … Continue reading

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Land of Fire: Tierra del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego.  Doesn’t it sound more romantic and full of drama than “Land of Fire?” One of the things I blocked out and didn’t think about much was the long bus rides we’d be taking on this 2 week … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas, Chile

Yesterday a friend asked me how I liked my trip to Patagonia.  I told him that it may have been the best thing I ever did.  He responded back saying after every trip I take I say the same thing.  … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine: Day 3

Everyday during our trip we commented on how lucky we’d been to have such incredibly nice weather in Patagonia.  I packed really light (will post my packing list later) but  ended up not wearing half the things I had in … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine: Day 2

I already liked Carola, our Chilean guide well enough but our second day in Torres del Paine made me think Carola was was one of the coolest people I’ve met.  Sure, she’s smart, feisty, independent, adventurous, and totally gorgeous to … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine: Day 1

Today went by in a flash!  I’d been checking out a few yoga studios in Buenos Aires and finally I took a yoga class today in Recoleta.  I haven’t had a led class since last summer and it was really … Continue reading

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Puerto Natales, Chile

By January 7, 2012, five days into the trip, I was getting to know my fellow travelers pretty well.  We were, after all, spending 15 or 16 hours a day together.  My roommate Lynne and I had become fast friends, … Continue reading

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