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Torres del Paine, Chile 1st November 2006

3 Responses to “Torres del Paine, Chile”

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    MC:

    Absolutely majestic! This beauty is what draws me to the peaks and vistas of South America…someday…

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    kerguelen:

    Wonderfull, all nature’s splendor at work!

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    Graeme Strickland:

    Magnificent photo! My wife and I will visit Patagonia in February 2011–I hope we have such fantastic weather as you did!

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Torres del Paine, Chile

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When going South for a trip to Antarctica, you should take some extra time and explore this wonderful park. You can do a non-technical trekking from a day hike to a circuit of more than a week. Or you can try to climb the Torres, more than a mile of vertical rock!

I had taken my clients to the plane to Antarctica, delayed, but just before x-mas. I had a few spare days as the next group would only arrive the 28th, so I took a bus to the North, rented a car and drove around in the park. Gorgeous views from gravelroads, with Guanacos everywhere. My tent was already on the ice, and though I could rent one there, I just rolled out my mat and spent X-mas under the stars.

This shot is taken from one of the campsites, across one of the many lakes. I spent a few hours with my tripod for this and other shots, while seeing nobody else. Truly a beautiful area. Marry X-mas!

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