Monthly Archives: November 2011

Escape from Chile!

Our time in the Chilean part of Patagonia ended this morning, November, 30. We got up and finished packing, ate breakfast, etc., and were all ready for our 8:30 transfer to our next destination. We loaded onto the van, just … Continue reading

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Balmaceda Lake

On Tuesday morning, Leslie and I walked around an edge of Balmaceda Lake with our guide Javier.  It was essentially a bird-watching walk and we saw a wide variety of birds in this area.  I don’t have many photos, though, … Continue reading

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Lake Sofia and the Aonikenk

On Monday morning we got up, had breakfast, and headed off on our chosen excursion to Lake Sofia with our guide Claudia. It was just the two of us, and Claudia, which was quite nice for a change! We hiked … Continue reading

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“Remota”, Puerto Natales

After dropping off Cher and her husband, the van dropped Leslie and I at “Remota” which was just a few minutes further down the road. Similar to Explora, it is an all-inclusive property with excursions, etc.  We thought it would … Continue reading

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Silence of the lambs

On Sunday afternoon we were shuttled to the town of Puerto Natales with “Cher” and her husband who were also staying in this town on their way home. They were staying at the “Singular” hotel and when we pulled into … Continue reading

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People of Patagonia

No, not the indigenous or the current natives!  I haven’t written much about the other travelers we encountered and spent time with at Explora so I will give a little run down now. We typically socialized with four other people that … Continue reading

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Pingo River

I think Leslie was surprised to see me down at breakfast on Sunday morning (Nov. 27).  This is the morning after my fever and she must have figured out from the fact that my nightclothes were over the shower rod, … Continue reading

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