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Just not a city girl

Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | Views [435] | Comments [1]

I should have known better than to spend a day in Santiago.  I am just not a city girl after being in Patagonia and Easter Island.  I have never been fond of the central or south american big cities.  Santiago is no different.  I stayed at hostal forestal ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Today is all about Travel

Sunday, 21 Jan 2007 | Views [417] | Comments [3]

Today was sad.  Time to leave the park.  I didn´t want to go.  It had been such a great week!  We had breakfast and then loaded into the bus to go to Puerto Natales.  We had a wonderful lunch at the same spot we dined coming in and then back on the bus ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Full Day

Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [467] | Comments [1]

The last day we did a full day around the park.  Or at least some of our group did.  We had a couple go horseback riding.  A couple took messages.  And a couple just stayed at camp.  So, 4 of us went on the full day.  We drove in a van to Lake Azul and ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Hiking the W -- Day Four

Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [800]

Today was an early day.  I needed more sleep or so i thought.  We had breakfast and headed out at 08:00 promptly.  The hike today was going to be tough.  30 min  of easy walk to the start of the trail.  then 2 hours uphill.  Then 45 min. downhill or ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Hiking the W -- Day Three

Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [1053] | Comments [1]

Breakfast was at 09:00.  It was good.  Same as everywhere else.  Toast, scrambled eggs, ham, cheese.  Maicha and I left at 09:30 to go to the glacier and do some ice hiking!!  The trail today was 11 km.  Average time is 4 hours and the map said 3.5 hours.... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Hiking the W -- Day Two

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [739]

Day two we woke to clear skies and a phenomanal view from the dinning area of the refugio.  We could see the Paine Horns or Cuernos Paine.  They were spectacular.  We had the longest day of hiking mileage wise this day.  24 km, but some of the most amazing ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Hiking the W -- Day One

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [835]

Yesterday I was picked up at my hotel and taken to Puerto Natales.  There I met our guide, Basillo, and two other members of our group.  The four of us had a tasty lunch in Puerto Natales and then headed to the park and Eco Camp.  Basillo said there ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


From the Most Isolated to the Largest

Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [651] | Comments [11]

The picture is me crossing the Straits of Magellan yesterday to get to Tierra del Fuego.  Easter Island is the most isolated inhabited islad n the world.  Tierra del Fuego is the largest island in the Americas and maybe the world.  Yesterday I spent ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Views [892]

From Punta Arenas (21:30) Today had it all.   I finished updating this morning and went to get on the plane.   A woman followed me and asked if I was going to Punta Arenas.  I said I was and she said, you speak English, i am following you.  Then she ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


A Night in the Puerto Montt Airport

Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [590]

I needed to stop off in Puerto Montt to get a better deal on the flight to Punta Arenas.  This saved several hundred dollars.  So, yesterdy I left Easter Island and flew to Santiago on the one flight that leaves daily (so no choice of times).  I got ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Answers to all those Questions

Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [332]

Love the comments. To reply and answer a few questions: 1.  Randy, i am not time traveling, but apparently World Nomads is a day ahead of us all.   This post is Saturday at 09:30 from the Puerto Montt airport.  There are people on Easter Island, but ... Read more >

Tags: People


A final look around

Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [390] | Comments [4]

I got up this morning and did one final drive around the island.  I went to Tongariki and had it all to myself.  Still amazing!  Then on to Ahu Akivi and again.  Had it all to myself.  I took the picture attached to this article this morning.  Then to ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Rain, Rain, Go Away

Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [526] | Comments [2]

Okay, the good weather comments jinxed me!!  Just kidding, but i did wake up at 06:30 to torrental rain and a rooster.  So, i went right back to sleep until 08:00.  Ate breakfast the hotel, which was included and then headed out.  I had made my mind ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Directions, Pineapples and Haggling

Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [329]

Thanks for the comments.  I like that everyone gets to come along for the ride with me.  Traveling alone you think you won´t meet anyone, but you always do.  As predicted, i was stopped today -- actually flagged down by a passing car on the north side ... Read more >

Tags: People


Strangers Asking Directions and Other Observations

Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [329] | Comments [4]

Anyone who knows me that a stranger just loves to talk to me!!  And if you,ve ever traveled with me abroad, you know they like to ask me directions in other countries.   And true to form, i was at the Tahai complex when a couple came up asking me the ... Read more >

Tags: People


Finally Made It!!

Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [486]

After 24 plus straight hours of travel, 5 airports, 4 airplanes, 5 movies on the planes, 4 meals on the airplanes and customs and a taxi later, I finally made it to Easter Island.  It does not disappoint!  But I know my words won^t do it justice.  Also, ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

 

 

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