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Hiking the W -- Day One

CHILE | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [886]

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

CHILE | Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [671] | 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

CHILE | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Views [938]

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

CHILE | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [614]

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

CHILE | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [355]

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

CHILE | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [418] | 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

CHILE | Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [549] | 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

CHILE | Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [346]

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

CHILE | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [348] | 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!!

CHILE | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [504]

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


Trip of a Lifetime . . . #3!

USA | Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | Views [528] | Comments [6]

Wow.  It is finally here. . . my trip to Easter Island and Chile!  I've wanted to go to Easter Island forever.  I can't believe I am actually going.  When Kari and I went to Australia and New Zealand, we said that was a trip of a lifetime, then there ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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