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Punta Arenas:  Exploring this historical city, the Graveyard and our big turn to the North

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We have spent a couple of days in Punta Arenas Chile, exploring and doing some routine items.  I chipped my tooth again (sorry no photos) in the same spot where it always does – so found my way to a local dentist office.  It was very nice – no “do you have insurance’ – simply – you pay $50 and see the doctor.  We have talked with many local people about the healthcare system – […]

Torres De Paine:  What an Amazing Place

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We made it successfully to our hotel in Torres Del Paine National Park.  This park is a huge place, and it is 75KM from the nearest gas station, so you must fill up before hand.  We used almost all of our gas getting there, driving around and back to Puerto Natales.  We do have spare gas so I wasn’t worried about it though.  The roads are really good compared to others we have been on […]