Monthly Archives: February 2011

SUNRISES AND MOUNTAINS

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The Torres del Paine national Park is one of the jewels of the world, a stunning place of turquoise lakes, amazing mountains ….. it is not the end of the world, but the beginning! Below is a collection of some sunrise scenes and a variety featuring the mountains we saw every minute from the Explora …

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INTRO TO HEAVENLY PATAGONIA

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I had always wanted to travel to Patagonia … at last we made it, following a marvelous two weeks on Easter Island, Rapa Nui.  We traveled up  the pampas from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales, finally to Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. It is an enchanted place. Not the end of the earth, but the …

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FAIRYTALE LANDSCAPES AT THE END OF THE WORLD

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PATAGONIA, the very word evokes wild landscapes and adventure, huge spires of mountains and turquoise lakes. We spent ten wonderful days at the end of March 2011 traveling from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales to Parque Nacional de Torres del Paine in southern Chile. We were incredibly fortunate with weather on our flight from Santiago …

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TREKKING AMIDST VOLCANOES AND MOAI

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Walking is always my favorite way to really see a new place be it a city or the countryside. The trekking was wonderful on Rapa Nui. One of our treks with Bud, was along the coast with its black rocks, turquoise water, ruined ahus and OVAHE beach at the end. My new pal, Teresa and …

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