Refugio Fray – Cerro Cathederal – So we did another very big hike the other day. We hiked to Refugio Fray which sits atop Cerro Catehderal and is a highlight of our trip – from trekking anyway. It’ a longer hike 24KM, with about 600 vertical feet that you do mostly in the last two kilometers. Once you get to the top you find other people who are generally climbing and camping at the refugio. […]
It’s been a busy couple of days here in Bariloche Argentina. We have until Saturday here, then will cross back into Chile and stay in a place called Frutillar until Friday, when we board the Navimag ship for a 4 day excursion to the tip of South America. They can accommodate our car on the ship so we are going one way and ending up at Puerto Natales – so more on that excursion in […]
If you had to choose one area in the world to go to, where would you go? Australia? Europe? China? Those are where most people would go. I would go to Patagonia, South America. Why? Well, here’s why, lakes and two oceans, food, and the two superb countries that make up Patagonia.
So we have now been in Bariloche for about 5 days. Honestly the first couple we have been in reaction mode dealing with stuff from our incident in Pucon. However, we have now submitted everything to insurance and they are doing their stuff on their end. Note to anyone travelling, it’s a good idea to take pictures of any/all items taken on a trip. One of our issues is my camera which we don’t […]
So we had been staying in this great spot in Pucon called Romance del Lago – which was excellent up until Wednesday when the ugly side of the world reared its head and sort of slapped us back into reality. We left our house around 4:30, came back at 8:30 to find a window wide open. Yup, we got robbed. At first you don’t believe it, then you realize what you lost and get really […]