The Torres del Paine peaks finally appear from the clouds (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The Torres del Paine peaks finally appear from the clouds
Karen & Hayes at the back of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Karen & Hayes at the back of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires
Karen in Buenos Aires (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Karen in Buenos Aires
The Peace Bear exhibit in Buenos Aires (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The Peace Bear exhibit in Buenos Aires
upscale Puerto Madero area, Buenos Aires (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
upscale Puerto Madero area, Buenos Aires
first view of Patagonia as we approached Ushuaia (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
first view of Patagonia as we approached Ushuaia
The Andes above Ushuaia (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The Andes above Ushuaia
view of Ushuaia from across the bay (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
view of Ushuaia from across the bay
the Via Australis at dock, seen from hill in Ushuaia (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
the Via Australis at dock, seen from hill in Ushuaia
Hayes in our cabin (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes in our cabin
tango demonstration before we left port (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
tango demonstration before we left port
last view of Ushuaia as we pull away from the dock (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
last view of Ushuaia as we pull away from the dock
upper deck of the Via Australis; lowering Zodiac boats (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
upper deck of the Via Australis; lowering Zodiac boats
the back of the ship, Zodiac loading zone (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
the back of the ship, Zodiac loading zone
The memorial at Cape Horn (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The memorial at Cape Horn
walking toward the lighthouse on Cape Horn (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
walking toward the lighthouse on Cape Horn
Shackleton went that way! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Shackleton went that way!
near Cape Horn (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
near Cape Horn
Via Australis by Wulaia Bay (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Via Australis by Wulaia Bay
typical trees on shore at Wulaia Bay (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
typical trees on shore at Wulaia Bay
Hayes on hill by Wuluaia Bay (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes on hill by Wuluaia Bay
computerized ship chart showing our next destination (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
computerized ship chart showing our next destination
Zodiac boats heading off to fjord w/ Piloto & Nena Glaciers (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Zodiac boats heading off to fjord w/ Piloto & Nena Glaciers
Piloto Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Piloto Glacier
Brown-tongued Nena Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Brown-tongued Nena Glacier
Karen and Hayes in front of Piloto Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Karen and Hayes in front of Piloto Glacier
Magdalena Island & the penguins; we cannot disembark, darn! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Magdalena Island & the penguins; we cannot disembark, darn!
The Milodon Cavern (looking out) (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The Milodon Cavern (looking out)
View of the Andes in the distance from near Milodon cave (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
View of the Andes in the distance from near Milodon cave
The exciting bridge over the Rio Paine (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
The exciting bridge over the Rio Paine
the sign about that exciting bridge (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
the sign about that exciting bridge
sometimes we did walk across (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
sometimes we did walk across
Torres del Paine Eco Camp, a spectacular setting! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Torres del Paine Eco Camp, a spectacular setting!
Eco Camp (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Eco Camp
home sweet eco-camp home (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
home sweet eco-camp home
Ecodomes (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Ecodomes
in the dining dome at Eco Camp (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
in the dining dome at Eco Camp
Pink Flamingos, Torres del Paine (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Pink Flamingos, Torres del Paine
fox with lunch in mouth (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
fox with lunch in mouth
Laguna Grey, going to collect trekkers from shore (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Laguna Grey, going to collect trekkers from shore
Grey Glacier in the rain (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Grey Glacier in the rain
Grey Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Grey Glacier
Grey Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Grey Glacier
Grey Glacier, closer yet (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Grey Glacier, closer yet
Grey Glacier with stripes! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Grey Glacier with stripes!
iceburg on Laguna Grey (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
iceburg on Laguna Grey
At Salto Grande viewpoint WINDY! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
At Salto Grande viewpoint WINDY!
Salto Grande waterfall (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Salto Grande waterfall
another sunny warm day in Torres del Paine (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
another sunny warm day in Torres del Paine
guanaco posing (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
guanaco posing
guanaco, Torres del Paine park (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
guanaco, Torres del Paine park
rhea by the road (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
rhea by the road
more guanacos in Torres del Paine park (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
more guanacos in Torres del Paine park
and yet more guanacos... (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
and yet more guanacos...
condor on the winds (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
condor on the winds
hiking to the pictograph site (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
hiking to the pictograph site
some of the pictographs, Torres del Paine (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
some of the pictographs, Torres del Paine
near the pictograph site, Torres del Paine (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
near the pictograph site, Torres del Paine
Karen and Hayes on hillside just below pictographs (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Karen and Hayes on hillside just below pictographs
our guide at the Eco Camp, Flash (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
our guide at the Eco Camp, Flash
So the day we leave, the sun comes out! (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
So the day we leave, the sun comes out!
last morning in Eco Camp (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
last morning in Eco Camp
some scenery as we leave Torres del Paine behind (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
some scenery as we leave Torres del Paine behind
Badlands between El Calafate and El Chalten (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Badlands between El Calafate and El Chalten
near the El Pilar Hosteria: the Cerro Electrico (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
near the El Pilar Hosteria:  the Cerro Electrico
view up Fitz Roy river valley toward Cerro Solo (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
view up Fitz Roy river valley toward Cerro Solo
Pedro takes our photo on hike up to Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Pedro takes our photo on hike up to Glacier Grande
Cerro Solo (peak), Glacier Grande in valley, Fitz Roy area (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Cerro Solo (peak), Glacier Grande in valley, Fitz Roy area
between old moraine lines, valley below Laguna Torre (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
between old moraine lines, valley below Laguna Torre
Laguna Torre, Glacier Grande beyond (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Laguna Torre, Glacier Grande beyond
Crossing the Fitz Roy on a zipline (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Crossing the Fitz Roy on a zipline
ground-down rock dam at front of Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
ground-down rock dam at front of Glacier Grande
Pedro, our guide, ponders where to take us on the glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Pedro, our guide, ponders where to take us on the glacier
front edge of Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
front edge of Glacier Grande
Hayes straps on crampons (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes straps on crampons
Pedro inspects as Hayes gears up, Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Pedro inspects as Hayes gears up, Glacier Grande
Hayes tries ice tools on Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes tries ice tools on Glacier Grande
Cerro Torre is the left most peak (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Cerro Torre is the left most peak
Cerro Torre almost out of the clouds (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Cerro Torre almost out of the clouds
looking past Glacier Grande to Torre Glacier (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
looking past Glacier Grande to Torre Glacier
going into a blue hole, Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
going into a blue hole, Glacier Grande
Hayes and Pedro in a blue hole in Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes and Pedro in a blue hole in Glacier Grande
climbing back out (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
climbing back out
did we remember the SPF 70 sunscreen? (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
did we remember the SPF 70 sunscreen?
Hayes and Karen on Glacier Grande (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Hayes and Karen on Glacier Grande
heading back toward El Chalten, a long walk starts (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
heading back toward El Chalten, a long walk starts
Cafe La Leona; coffee stop on road back to El Calafate (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Cafe La Leona; coffee stop on road back to El Calafate
Paco Guanaco isnt sure about this (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
Paco Guanaco isnt sure about this
river by Cafe La Leona (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
river by Cafe La Leona
our plane for Buenos Aires, at the El Calafate airport (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
our plane for Buenos Aires, at the El Calafate airport
souvenir: rhodochrosite penguino (Karen Griffith-Hedberg)
souvenir:  rhodochrosite penguino
Karen Griffith-Hedberg
Karen & Hayes at the End of the World