Category Archives: South America

2 Weeks in Patagonia- Our Itinerary for Adventure in Argentina & Chile

I’ve always thought of Patagonia as the quintessential destination for adventure travel. With wild, windswept landscapes of rocky mountains, sprawling ice sheets, turquoise lakes, and vast treeless plains, there’s an endless amount of far-flung places to explore. Visiting Patagonia had long been a dream of mine, and as a lover of nature and remote locations,...

Hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park- How to See the Park on Foot

Tierra del Fuego National Park (Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego) is the southernmost national park in Argentina and one of the top attractions near Ushuaia, the world’s most southern city. The park is known for its coastal scenery, subantarctic forest, and having the southern terminus of the Pan-American Highway within its boundaries. We had a...

French Valley Day Hike- Hiking to Mirador Frances in Torres del Paine National Park

The hike to the French Valley in Torres del Paine National Park is a scenic route that takes in plenty of quintessential Patagonia scenery, from glacier-fed turquoise lakes to distinctive mountain peaks. Valle del Frances, as it’s known locally, is home to the French Glacier (Glaciar Frances) and several points for admiring Cerro Paine Grande,...

Mirador las Torres- Hiking to the Base of the Towers in Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park, in Chilean Patagonia, is known for its spectacular hiking trails, but the most iconic hike is to Mirador las Torres, a lookout at the base of the park’s three distinctive granite peaks. Known as Torres del Paine, or the “blue towers”, these rocky peaks overlook a dazzling turquoise lake nestled...


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