Travelblog SA#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile

24th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019 I spent Christmas in Puerto Natales, a little town by the banks of Señoret Channel where the Magellan Strait begins to ford. After months of staying in dormitories (and on occasion, my tent) I treated myself to my own a room and spent a few days drinking wine,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile”

Travelblog SA#34: Punta Arenas – Chile

19th-23rd December 2018 Despite never crossing a border my flight to Punta Arenas from Santiago was over three hours long, demonstrating just how vast Chile’s boundaries extend from north to south. And I noticed the difference in climate as soon as I stepped off the plane and into the cool Patagonian air. It was evening.Continue reading “Travelblog SA#34: Punta Arenas – Chile”

Travelblog SA#33: San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago & Valparaíso – Chile

5th-19th December 2018 Chile was a bit of a culture shock. After months spent within Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, I was suddenly in a much more modern country. The buses all had air conditioning, the streets were cleaner and everything just seemed more polished. But there were consequences to having these new comforts and conveniences.Continue reading “Travelblog SA#33: San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago & Valparaíso – Chile”