My Early Fascination with Volcanoes I have always had a fascination with volcanoes. I’m not quite sure when it started, probably some time in grade school when I saw my first pictures of flowing lava in a textbook. Or maybe it was when we learned about Pompeii? Kind of morbid, I know, since a city
A big part of our RTW trip, particularly in South America, was built around hiking and trekking. We hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Colca Canyon in Peru, and various hikes in and around El Chalten. All were in preparation for our biggest trek yet, hiking the “W” in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine
This post is part four of a FOUR part series entitled THE Definitive Guide to Hiking Torres del Paine. Be sure to read Part One-Which Route to Take, Part 2-What to Pack, and Part 3-Where to Sleep. Getting to and from Torres del Paine (how to do it, costs, etc.) Bus-Buses run from Puerto Natales
This post is part three of a FOUR part series entitled THE Definitive Guide to Hiking Torres del Paine. Be sure to read Part One-Which Route to Take, and Part 2-What to Pack. Where to sleep when hiking the “W” So now you know which trail you’re hiking, where you’re beginning, and what to pack.
This post is part two of a FOUR part series entitled THE Definitive Guide to Hiking Torres del Paine. Check out part one, Which Route to Take. What to Pack TIP #5: Go to the meeting at the Erratic Rock while in Puerto Natales. While I will regurgitate a lot of the information they gave,