Birdwatching at the 8th Wonder Of The World

We started to go north in the southern Patagonia and we visited what is known as the 8th wonder of the world according to the Chileans. The national park Torres del Paine. Many hikes are possible in the park, the most famous one is called the “W” and can be done in 4 days. The organization of this hike by booking camping places is deliberately … Continue reading Birdwatching at the 8th Wonder Of The World

At the end of the world, a gateway to Antarctica and some penguins.

The strait of Magellan was a mythical place for me, a synonym of the end of the world and ancient legends. When we arrived in Punta Arenas in Chile, in front of the strait of Magellan it took me some time to fully realize where I was. And once I realized I had a deep feeling of excitement imagining the first sailors crossing these waters leading to … Continue reading At the end of the world, a gateway to Antarctica and some penguins.

I am singing in the rain in Chile

I wish we could always travel with the perfect weather but all travelers meet at some points of their journey cold and rain. We wanted to show solidarity with our families enduring winter in Europe so we spent some days in the rains of Puerto Montt in Chile. By a funny coincidence, we arrived just when the Congress of the Chilean Limnology Society started (Limnology … Continue reading I am singing in the rain in Chile