--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Margalit Ziv • Due to bad weather, yet again, we did not do the 8 hours hike to the base of the Torres. Instead, we did a van trip and 3 hours hike to observe the local wildlife, including guanaco, foxes, … Author Carol Libey All packed up and ready to head for home. We said our goodbyes and headed out for Dangriga and the one room Mayan Air terminal. The great white egrets were still lounging by the airstrip and one of … Author Pam Thomas During the night we travel through a passage of open water unprotected by islands, as the captain had warned us the evening before, and sure enough, the waves are high. The motion wakes us up, and we … Author Brigitta Ouellette We spent several days trekking about the park, guided by Pedro.
The first trek, a day hike, we left our hostelleria "la Casa de Piedras" and hiked to the base of a mountain. We had lunch … Author Jayne Hope Bob wanted to do some wine tasting. Spent the entire day visiting two different wineries between Valparaiso and Santiago. We booked the tour through our hostel. Author Margalit Ziv • We were surprised to find out that the shower head and water flow are the best we have seen in any hotel.
• Again, the weather was bad – windy and rainy
• We had an amazing … Author Carol Libey Today is cave tubing! This is an all day adventure starting at 7 a.m. Hamanasi arranged for a local driver to pick us up and then we picked up two other couples in a nearby resort. This trip took us … Author Pam Thomas A driver and guide pick us up for our flight to Ushuaia. On the way, the guide says Buenos Aires has started raising the tolls during the hours when the city is most crowded, a sort of energy tax to … Author Tamra Arp As with any great adventure.... I've filled my mind with endless possiblities and a multitude of scenarios for this solo trip. I've departed my interim home of Denver, Colorado to partake in a tall … Author Jayne Hope Casa Aventura in Cerro Conception is the hostel we stayed at. A fulfilling and nutritious breakfastis served every morning. The hostal is very clean. We stayed in a private room with shared bathroom. … Author Margalit Ziv • We traveled by public bus from El-Calafate, AR to Puerto Natales, CL. The bus left at 8:30am; the station was busy with many travelers (mainly backpackers), however, the only coffee shop at … Author Carol Libey What a beautiful day! Sun is shining and turquoise water is sparkling! We got to the first site just as a squall hit and it started to POUR! It seems to do that, short ocean squalls each day. Not to … Author Pam Thomas We land in Buenos Aires, and the elegant Hotel Elevage has a nice triple room for me, my husband Chris, and my 16-year-old daughter Caitlin. Joy of joys, it’s ready, even though it’s … Author Brigitta Ouellette As we left Buenos Aires, we left a lot of things behind. The busy city, the noice, the people, the smells... and the sun. Flying over to El Calafate was a very interesting affair. First there was … Author Jayne Hope I definately recommend the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino as a way to comprehend the indigenous prior to Spanish conquistadors. I was amazed at the history and diplay at this museum.
We took the … Author Margalit Ziv • The excursion bus which was supposed to pick us up from the hotel was 45 min late. One hour drive to the park.
• Perito Moreno Glacier mini tracking activity started with a short lake … Author Carol Libey Today we were off to Monkey River so back onto the ''semi-paved'' road and south to Independence where we met Ralph. We expected a ''River Boat'' as in ''Show Boat'', but Ralph drives a small … Author Pam Thomas It’s February school vacation week, and most of our friends have been indulging in pedicures and manicures for trips to the Caribbean and Florida. We have spent the past weeks shopping … Author Brigitta Ouellette Our last day in Buenos Aires was spent shopping. We walked along La calle Florida in San Telmo and took in the atmosphere.
Honestly, anyone planning on taking a course in Marketing or working in … Author Jayne Hope Went for a walking tour of central Santiago. Santiago is a very modern city surrounded by mountains. It was wonderful not to have to wear winter coats and boots. Author Margalit Ziv • No one waited for us at the airport. We called the hotel to find out our driver is on his way. Apparently they had a wrong flight number. The driver was only 20 minutes late.
• El Galpon … Author Carol Libey Today was to be another snorkeling day, but we were rained out--stormy sea! We camped out in the dive shop and watched a National Geographic movie on Sharks. Good presentation--they really are our … Author Brigitta Ouellette Markets are everything here. On sundays, streets are closed down and local enterpreneurs setup their boots selling anything and everything; books, vegetables, antiques, t-shirts, sweaters, scarves, … Author Jayne Hope After a long flight we arrived in Santiago just after noon. Had no difficulty finding shared transportation to our hostel. La Casa Roja is the "Party Hostel". A great place to hang out and …