Category Archives: Chile

Rapa Nui

As I write this I am looking out over stormy clouds that fades the horizon between the sky and the sea from this tiny island in the Pacific. Formed from 3 volcanic eruptions Easter Island (or Rapa Nui as it … Continue reading

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South America comes to an end…

Since the last blog post we’ve been to an amazing pre-Colombian art museum, eaten a proper curry, stayed in a hostel which had what looked like blood splatters on the walls, learnt how to make Pisco Sour and lost a … Continue reading

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Quebradas & Vineyards

From Tupiza we jumped in a Colectivo (shared taxi) to the Argentinan border. We’d heard it was a nightmare to cross as it’s drugs trafficking route (apparently flights from Argentina to the US and Europe are much more common and … Continue reading

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Doing the “W”

From El Calafate, we took a bus south across the border to Puerto Natales in Chile. From here we planned to do the “W” trek (named after the shape of the route) in Torres del Paine national park. The first … Continue reading

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