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Jenny Explores Chile's Atacama Desert and Torres del Paine

My husband, Mike, and I excitedly left the US last night for our much anticipated trip to Chile. We decided to fly Lan Chile. Both of us were very impressed with the services we received.

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Moon Valley, Atacama
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Jennifer Fiebig
The Vilafranca served a simple but delicious breakfast. The coffee was great! We were picked up for a day tour of Vina del Mar and Valpariso. It took just over an hour to arrive to the coast from …
Moon Valley in the Atacama
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Jennifer Fiebig
We woke up early for breakfast, then packed up to head back to Punta Arenas. We said goodbye to Rodrigo in Puerto Natales at the Cascada office. We made our way back to the Punta Areans for an …
Jenny with the wildlife
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Jennifer Fiebig
Today, we had an option to either hike or go view the waterfalls. We chose to see wildlife and the waterfalls. It was hard to be in the vehicles for so long, but the waterfalls were well worth it. We …
Snap shot in the Atacama
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Jennifer Fiebig
We woke up for another full day's hike. We had a filling breakfast, made our lunch, and then headed off for the Tower's hike. It was long day, but well worth it. Once again the weather was clear so …
Local fisherman in the Atacama.
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Jennifer Fiebig
After breakfast, we began making our way to Lago Grey. The wind picked up today -- but for the most part we have had unbelievable weather! It was sunny and fairly warm! We arrived to Lago Grey and …
A hot spring pool in the Atamaca Desert
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Jennifer Fiebig
Today we woke up early again, ate breakfast and make our way to our next destination. We tried to hike up the French Valley, but got caught by weather and decided to continue onto Refugio Pehoe. We …
Hot spring in the Atacama
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Jennifer Fiebig
The next morning we woke up early for a great breakfast. We packed our bags and prepared for our two night/three day trek across the park. We had one porter that went ahead of us. We were each given …
Swimming in hot springs in the Atacama Desert
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Jennifer Fiebig
Today we were picked up by Cascada to drive to Puerto Natales. In Puerto Natales we met our guide, Rodrigo, for the rest of the tour. We continued on to Torres del Paine. In total, we spent about 5 …
Formations in the Atacama
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Jennifer Fiebig
Today, we say goodbye to our friends at the Hotel Orly, and fly to Punta Arenas. It just happens to be Easter Sunday, and hardly anything was open in either city! When we arrived to the airport, we …
Geysers in the Atacama.
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Jennifer Fiebig
We sadly have to leave today. We both wanted to spend a least another day in San Pedro, and enjoy the simple elegance of the Terrantai Lodge. We said good bye to our new friends, and headed off to …
Geysers
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Jennifer Fiebig
Mike and I opted to explore the town for a bit today. We walked around San Pedro taking in the culture of the town. I did a bit of shopping in the local market, and we visited the museum. Later that …
Early morning at the geysers in the Atacama.
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Jennifer Fiebig
4:30 AM came much too quickly. I put on really warm clothes because it was freezing outside. The night was clear, and we could see so many stars. We boarded the vans and headed off for a long drive …
Snapshot in the Atacama.
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Jennifer Fiebig
Our flight left for Calama today. Hotel Orly graciously arranged a taxi for us, and again, it only took about half an hour to get to the airport. The airport is so clean and easy to get around. I was …
Mike and I at the geysers in Atacama.
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Jennifer Fiebig
My husband, Mike, and I excitedly left the US last night for our much anticipated trip to Chile. We decided to fly LAN Chile. Both of us were very impressed with the services we received. I was …

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