Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz, Chile

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Trekking in Torres del Paine, West to East Torres del Paine National Park, Chile travel blog

Trekking in Torres del Paine

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Wake up to howling wind and driving rain outside and I am pretty sure I am not going to go trekking! Still not 100% better and would rather not be frozen and wet for a few days. Still decide to get the bus into the park as have already bought the ...

The Motorboat Diaries, The Patagonian Channels, Chile travel blog

The Motorboat Diaries

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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As I passed the goose-stepping locals on my way to Josef Goebbels Memorial Bus Station I guess I should have seen the signs earlier about Bariloche's interesting history. I think I got away with mentioning either war - at least too loudly. After a five ...

Magellan Straight, Tierra Del Fuego - Chile, Chile travel blog

Magellan Straight

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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The tiny isolated hamlet of Puerto Eden, Puerto Eden, Chile travel blog

The tiny isolated hamlet of Puerto Eden

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Puerto Eden is a tiny isolated maritime hamlet in the middle of the Chilean fjords.  The only way to get to this picturesque little cluster of tin houses and peeling boats is by the weekly ferry - and we had the opportunity to come ashore while the ...

Read only if you love wine!, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

Read only if you love wine!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... Colchagua Valley as possible and use this as a base to tour the neighbouring regions. We discovered a quaint little village called Santa Cruz which was 200 km south of Santiago which bordered the famous Colchagua Valley. The village was nothing special ...

La Ruta de Vina, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

La Ruta de Vina

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... ' judgement on this topic. The natives' also appear to be quite optimistic with their economic prospects. The statistics I found state that Chile and Argentina have about the same per capita GDP (A little more than 25% of the US), but because Chile ...

Water water everywhere, At Sea, Chile travel blog

Water water everywhere

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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We had three days of sea and most of it was a rotation from the table to bed. We ate and we slept and we threw in cards and movie occasionally. Of course all of the food had us feeling a little fat. I think that the real owners of Cruise lines are the ...

Chiloe, Chiloe, Chile travel blog

Chiloe

A travel blog entry by kellyjanebaker

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Choppy seas and wobbly bellies, Somewhere in the Patagonian Channels, Chile travel blog

Choppy seas and wobbly bellies

A travel blog entry by snapz

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When I last spoke, I said I was heading for the open waters of the Southern Channels. I have just spent four days, three nights on a cargo ship travelling south through the straits of Chilean Patagonia. Wow, this was a cool experience (in both senses ...

Wine Tasting Chillean Style., Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

Wine Tasting Chillean Style.

A travel blog entry by amydavid

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... how to make a wine or two. Dad and I took of the day he got to Santiago and headed to Santa Cruz. The supposed wine making capital of Chile. Had prearranged some accommodation and a wine tour for the next day. We went out to dinner that night and sat ...

New Year´s Eve from another side of the world, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile travel blog

New Year´s Eve from another side of the world

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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New Year´s Eve...was spent in Torres del Paine National Park. We were worried that we weren´t going to be able to see the Torres del Paine (towers) because yesterday, it was so gloomy! But when we awoke, we were pleasantly surprised at the day´s ...

Torres del Paine National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile travel blog

Torres del Paine National Park

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... where we met our guide for the next few days. His name was Chiad, from Turkey. Even though this is only his third season in Chile, he spoke great Spanish! After packing up our gear, we took a two hour ride into Torres del Paine National Park. As we drove, ...

La Fiesta de La Vendimia, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

La Fiesta de La Vendimia

A travel blog entry by piero

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What can I say: local food, folklore, wine, dances, fiestas, la creme´de la creme´of the Chilean society... plus me! It was an incredible day and such good fun. The wine was superb and the people good to look ...

Where the streets have no streets - Caleta Tortel, Caleta Tortel, Chile travel blog

Where the streets have no streets - Caleta Tortel

A travel blog entry by mishandlauren

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After the Cerro Castillo park, we made our way (via bus this time) to the little town of Puerto Rio Tranquilo. It was muy tranquilo alright. This town reminded both Michelle and I of the town in Northern Exposure. It had about 4 streets and a little ...

Another one bites the dust......, Campo Britannico, Chile travel blog

Another one bites the dust......

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

... vragen.... Klein feessie van chocola! Champagne met Neel & Ries On 21 February 2006, near Campo Brittanico, Torres del Paine, Chile, Mark went down on his knees and Hylda said ¨YES¨!! So prepare yourselfes for a party when we get ...

The Ultimate Wake-up Call, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

The Ultimate Wake-up Call

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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Melora and I are safely back in Santiago after a more than exciting few days in wine country in Santa Cruz, a couple of hours south of the capital. We checked into a lovely new hotel among the vines – only open a month – run by a Danish woman ...

Villa O Higgins, Villa O Higgins, Chile travel blog

Villa O Higgins

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Villa O Higgins a ete rejoint par la route australe il y a de ca 14 annees. De la on peut se faire une traverse frontaliere sympathique a pied vers l argentine apres avoir traverse le lac O Higgins sur lequel on peut admirer le glacier du meme nom, ...

Amengual  to El Bolson, Amengual, Chile travel blog

Amengual to El Bolson

A travel blog entry by captss955

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More rain forrest and with it more rain but no cares, just being out in it is fantastic.  Waterfall after waterfall we follow the river and come across a German cafe, with a fire, in a little town at the edge of a lake.  Had to wait to 3.00pm ...

Colchagua Valley Wine Festival, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

Colchagua Valley Wine Festival

A travel blog entry by wally100animal

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... at about  1.00am. On Saturday we got up early, had some breakfast and then went on a tour of  Vina Santa Cruz.The Vineyard was spectacular.  It also had a small exhibition on Chilean indigenous cultures including that of Easter ...

Navimag borrachos, Puerto Edén, Chile travel blog

Navimag borrachos

A travel blog entry by bigfish.al

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Una americana pèlroja va inventar el nom...quina ...

Escape from the Land of Fire, Bahia Azul, Chile travel blog

Escape from the Land of Fire

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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Instead of "tiera del fuego" the land of fire, it should be called the land of wind. The wind blows hard for the entire time that the sun is up, which is about 19 hours a day, around now. Ushuia wasn´t bad because it had mountians around it to protect ...

A small island....in the middle of nowhere, Puerto Eden, Chile travel blog

A small island....in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by thewhelans

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Second day of our ferry come cruise and it stops of for us to have a quick walk around Puerto Eden, a small island inhabited by some of the original boat Indians of the area. The cruise went well and there was a good crowed on board. The views were ...

Straight of Magellan, Punta Delgada, Chile travel blog

Straight of Magellan

A travel blog entry by travelhob

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A quick trip across the water and we are on Tierra del ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by lizdavid

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... tour and cannot just visit to taste. Some are hidden behind big closed gates with a guard. Quite a different experience. We were in Santa Cruz over a weekend which happened to have an outdoor film festival in the square. So we had dinner at a ...

Navimag - day 2, Canales Patagonicos, Chile travel blog

Navimag - day 2

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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Go to the Summary Page ___________________________ We woke up in Puerto Eden, a settlement lost in the Patagonians channels, and connected to the rest of the world every two weeks only by our boat (called Puerto Eden too). And by satellite dishes ...

towers of pain?, Torres del paine parque chile, Chile travel blog

towers of pain?

A travel blog entry by frankontour

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a picture is worth a 1000 words so a 10 second clip at 10fps is worth a ...

El Calafate via the infamous Route 40, El Calafate, Chile travel blog

El Calafate via the infamous Route 40

A travel blog entry by oggblog

Well guys and girls, just rolled into El Calafate. Seems to be another place well known for chocolate. We´ve covered a lot of distance on some pretty tough roads. Three punctures to add to the fun! We took the overnight ferry from Puerto Montt ...

Shelter while we waited for the correct bus!, A random hotel in the middle of nowhere!, Chile travel blog

Shelter while we waited for the correct bus!

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

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Due to a bit of an administrative cockup, we ended up on the wrong bus out of Punta Arenas which was only discovered by the ticket inspector while the bus was travelling though the middle of nowhere. We were meant to be on a bus to Rio Gallegos, but ...

SC in Chile, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

SC in Chile

A travel blog entry by john.diana

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Shake Shake Shake, Santa Cruz, Chile travel blog

Shake Shake Shake

A travel blog entry by astridenellen

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... 1 van de hardst getroffen steden in Chili: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/flash/syndicatedVideoPlayer.swf?vid=chile-earthquake-santa-cruz-vin Na 3 dagen zijn we naar Santiago vertrokken met een Schots koppel die eveneens aanwezig was in ...

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