Patagonia Adventure

Patagonia is a part of the world that is meant to seen in a super wide perspective.  I spent a month in Patagonia and not a day went by where I didn’t stop, look around me and think “This is perfect”.  I felt like the sky and clouds could swallow me – I felt small.  I felt pure.  I felt remote.  It was a pleasure each day to experience this unplugged environment.  Whether it was raining, blowing, or snowing – it still was beautiful to me. I was able to experience all of this moody weather in Torres Del Paine, El Chalten, Glacier National Park, Cape Horn, and in the Fjords of Chile.

“It was 7AM, we all waiting in the lounge with our orange life jackets on, bundled in our warmest clothing listening for the announcement from the captain. The ship swayed back and forth as each of us looked around the room anxiously. It was a nervous excitement – after all early this morning we were supposed to land on Cape Horn – the famous island which had caused sailors a history of trouble.”

Get ideas for things to do in Patagonia from adventure to cultural experiences…

Posts In This Series:

W is For…

Posted by on February 22, 2013

The W trek is a 4 to 5 day trek in Torres Del Paine park covering approximately 50 miles. It’s the most popular route in the park and it’s named for the shape of the route. I found the route challenging – physically and mentally. What I love about hiking is that it is a […]

Illusive Cape Horn

Posted by on March 7, 2013

Via Australis anchored in Patagonia

It was 7AM, we all waiting in the lounge with our orange life jackets on, bundled in our warmest clothing listening for the announcement from the captain. The ship swayed back and forth as each of us looked around the room anxiously. It was a nervous excitement – after all early this morning we were […]

Coming to My Rescue

Posted by on March 19, 2013

El Pillar Hosteria

I’m walking towards the door, I remember reaching my hand to grab the handle and turn and then my vision went black. I feel arms around me as my legs go limp and I feel like one of those toy giraffes who’s limbs were held attached by elastic string. When you hit the button on […]

Group Dynamics Patagonia

Posted by on March 22, 2013

I looked around the table and wondered – how did this happen? How is it that at 43 I’m the youngest one on this hiking trip AND I’ve got the dullest stories? For the first time in my travels, my travel and adventure experiences are overshadowed by the people around me. I eagerly ask them […]

Perito Moreno Vs. Viedma Glacier Tour

Posted by on March 26, 2013

Viedma Glacier Tour

In this corner – we have the world champion Perito Moreno Glacier known through out the world for it’s heavyweight size and knock-out calving punch. In the other corner we the Viedma Glacier – a scrappy new opponent offering a powerful one-two punch of adventure and crevasses. Lets get ready to rumble! Two Glaciers, both […]

Argentina Glacier Photography

Posted by on March 29, 2013

Earlier this week I wrote all about the two famous glacier treks you can do in Argentina/Patagonia.  One of my favorite things about trekking Perito Moreno and Viedma glaciers were the views and perspective you had on the ice.  You can’t really appreciate the sheer size and power of a glacier until you walk on […]


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