South America

So far we have been to Chile and to Argentina! Check out our map, free resources, and tips! We can’t wait to visit more countries in South America.

Cursed?

It seems it may finally be over, but for 4 weeks now, almost every restaurant experience has been cursed. Luckily we did a lot of eating in. See for yourself: Concon– grilled congrio fish served raw Santiago– greasy couscous dropped on shirt and pants by waiter Santiago– piece of sweater lint found in sandwich Sky

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Puerto Natales

The return from Argentina made for another long day. The route from El Calafate to Puerto Natales is quite a bit longer than it could be- taking us east then south then back west. Despite a half-full bus and relatively quick drive, the elevation changes, lack of good rest stop, and accumulated tiredness from the

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El Chalten

We left El Calafate in the early morning for the three hour drive to Argentina’s trekking capital, El Chalten. As we arrived, the day was sunny and almost warm and apart from the cloudy peaks we could see most of the Torre and Fitz Roy mountains behind this teeny tiny relaxed town. After a short

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El Calafate

The bus ride from Puerto Natales, Chile to El Calafate, Argentina, was all things considered, not too bad. After just over an hour drive we stopped at the Chilean border control where the workers quickly shuttled us through stamping our exit passports. Just a short drive later we were on the Argentinian side entering; this

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