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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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Thanksgiving, Chile style!

There are always some light appetizers around the common areas starting at about 4:00-5:00 or so, to bridge us to dinner.  On Thanksgiving some of the appetizers were tiny little chicken wings dressed up like turkey legs with foil wrapped … 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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Punta Arenas

I must say that there is not a whole hell of a lot to see in this town.  It is simply a layover spot for a lot of connections to other parts of Chile, Patagonia, and the Antarctic. This is … Continue reading

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Magellan Strait and Magdalena Island

We had another early start this morning to visit the Magellan Penguins on Magdalena Island which is in the Magellan Strait and just a little north of the town of Punta Arenas (where we disembark permanently). Once again we were … Continue reading

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