El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier 

​El Calafate  On my way from Torres del Paine to my next hiking mission around El Chaltén, I stop in El Calafate. A small and very touristy town with its main attraction the Perito Moreno Glacier some 80km away.  There’s not much to do but I enjoy walking around, eating alfajores and ice cream, getting…

Torres del Paine. Q-Circuit part 2.

​Day 4. Los Perros to Campsite Grey.  The rangers made everyone who hikes to Grey leave at 7am. Supposedly it will take 11h, but it’s only 14km and the pass is just at 1200m elevation – for me not such a big deal but many others are a bit scared… I get up at 6.15am,…

Torres del Paine. Q-Circuit Part 1.

Day 0. Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine Campamento Centrale. I have booked the afternoon bus shuttle into the Torres del Paine National park. I am tired, I didn’t sleep well in the hostel and so I sleep in the bus before waking up to a beautiful landscape. At the Laguna Armaga check point we…