Tag Archives: Explora

Home again

I arrived back in North Carolina this past weekend.  Fortunately both cars are running!!  I left one in my garage and my neighbors were kind enough to start it up once in a while, and I left the other one … Continue reading

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The view from the Cordillera Paine rooms at Explora

I’m just realizing that I never posted any photos of the view from the restaurant and the Cordillera bedrooms at Explora in Torres del Paine National Park. Exquisite! To be fair, I took a couple of these from right outside … Continue reading

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Patagonia recap (logistics, hotels, etc)

Regretfully, Leslie and I left Patagonia on Friday. 😦 I had a wonderful time!  I thought I would leave some comments below regarding transportation and accommodation, etc.  I will add a post on clothing, weather, too. Logistics: Roads / transfers … 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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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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Explora and Torres de Paine National Park

Leslie and I arrived at ”Explora” this afternoon after a 5 hour drive from Punta Arenas and a quick stop in Puerto Natales en route to use the facilities! After a quick lunch I headed out on the Mirador Condor … Continue reading

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