December 2, 2020

Trip to Patagonia – Dec 31, 2014 – Overland to Torres del Paine National Park; Salto Grande Trek

– from the Itinerary: Today, we travel overland to Torres del Paine, widely considered to be South America’s finest national park and one of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. We’ll spend two nights here, giving us time to hike winding trails over rippling currents; witness the ostrich-like rhea (known locally as nandu), condor, fox, and other wildlife protected by this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site; and take in the stunning land- scapes of snowcapped mountains rising dramatically over mirror-smooth  lakes and flowering fields. We’ll stop for a boxed lunch at a scenic viewpoint en route to Torres …

Read More