Tag Archives: Puerto Natales

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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El Calafate

Leslie and I arrived in El Calafate, Argentina, late this afternoon after a 5 hour drive from Puerto Natales, Chile. The hotel is interesting.  It is a series of casas (houses) and each one has a downstairs living room, a … 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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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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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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