--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Torres del Paine 1 Author Mary Curry I said goodbye to my husband and hopped on the plane to the Falkland Islands. See the rest of my journal there! Author Mary Curry Today we said goodbye to our excellent guides and headed back to Punta Arenas. Enroute we saw an incredible rainbow spanning the Straits of Magellan.
Punta Arenas had dried out considerably in the … Author Mary Curry Today we woke to another gorgeous day. Ecocamp is perched on a hillside near to the Towers and on a sunny day, the Towers glow magestically in the rising sun.
I was particularly excited for this … Author Mary Curry Again today I was tempted to hike to the Towers, but swayed by our guide´s description of the French Valley hike as a trek that has a bit of everything. How true that was!
We took a catamaran … Author Mary Curry I had absolutely decided that we would do the challenging hike to the Towers today. However, the weather still looked iffy and our guide warned that there was a distinct possibility that we would not … Author Mary Curry Today we were supposed to visit Magdalena Island, but the rains had come down heavily all night and the trip was not safe. Instead, our guide called to offer us another option, sea kayaking on the … Author Mary Curry This afternoon, we arrived into Punta Arenas. We had a snack of empanadas at the hotel and then headed out. We borrowed an umbrella from the lovely Hotel Cabo de Hornos and went for a walk in the … Author Mary Curry We arrived this evening and overnighted at the Santiago Airport hotel. It is extremely convenient, just a few steps outside the airport. Thankfully, we can get almost a full night sleep before our … 1