South America

Parque Nacional Huerquehue - March 2014

From Pucon there are minibuses to the entrance of the national park. Since this is very easy to reach, the buses are usually crowded ....

Crossing the Parque Nacional Conguillío

In the language of the Mapuche Indians Conguillío means "water with pine nuts". The Conguillío National Park is about 80 km east of Temuco at about 1500m altitude. The Sendero de Chile, a long-distance hiking trail, ...

Rìo-Cochamò Valley March 2014

From Puerto Montt, a city that I do not like, we take a bus 2.5h through the lake area to ...

Travel arrangements: Chile, a dreamland for trekkers

Snow-capped volcanoes, Atacama, the driest desert in the world, Patagonia, the land at the end of the world. I have been running these names for a long time ...