Climbing Volcán Lascar

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Here is a silly little video I created from the day of my high altitude hike up an active volcano in Chile’s Atacama desert.  To read more about the adventure click here.

 

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San Pedro De Atacama

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San Pedro de Atacama is a very small town in the middle of Chile’s Atacama desert.  The town itself is a quaint, lovable desert town, like many of the small desert towns in this pocket of the world.  But let’s be honest, people do not come to San Pedro for San Pedro.  People come to San Pedro as a launching point to explore the vast and incredible surroundings of the Atacama desert.  This is the driest place on earth.

So what is there to do in the world’s driest desert? So. Freaking. Much. Continue reading “San Pedro De Atacama”

South America, here I am!

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Well it looks like I am at it again.

Only a handful of people know that I embarked on my latest adventure. So let me apologize to all who get the message a little late. I am currently sitting in the domestic departures waiting area of the airport in Santiago, Chile (though by the time I am able to post this I will be elsewhere). I am waiting for my connecting flight that will take me to San Pedro De Atacama, where I will be staying for the next week while I explore the wonders of the Atacama Desert. Atacama is famous for being the driest place on Continue reading “South America, here I am!”

Torres Del Paine

20smWow. Wow wow wow. Torres Del Paine is absolutely a must for adventurers.  Add this to your bucket list – plan your trip and go.  Don’t think twice. Continue reading “Torres Del Paine”

Balmaceda and Serrano Glacier Tour

3smI have been in Puerto Natales, Chile for Several days now.  I am going to try to do two posts today to catch everyone up on what I’ve done here.  It’s been pretty incredible.  On my first day here, I took a lovely, leisurely boat tour to two glaciers. I met lovely people on the boat, and saw some incredible things.  This post is going to be more images than words.  Continue reading “Balmaceda and Serrano Glacier Tour”

A “Holy Shit” Moment

46smHave you ever had a “holy shit” moment?  Where your heart sinks into your feet and life stops feeling real?  I’ve had a few of them.  They’ve usually been awful moments.  But on Magdalena Island, off of Punta Arenas, Chile, the other day I learned that sometimes those moments can be good moments. Continue reading “A “Holy Shit” Moment”