The sheer beauty, variety and ruggedness of Patagonia is quite unlike anywhere else, and its wide remote expanses beckon luringly. Patagonia Chile is quite different from Patagonia Argentina, thanks to the differing impact of weather on the Andes. In both the pioneering spirit is strong in this enormous but sparsely-populated region, one of the last in the world to be opened up.
Short and concentrated trip to the stunning and incomparable Torres del Paine National Park, spending one night in the park and two nights at Puerto Natales. On private or shared basis, departing from Punta Arenas.
Cocoa beans were used by pre-Columbian civilizations as money. According to the Spanish chronicler Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo, " a visit to a prostitute cost between eight and ten beans".
Hello Laura, We are back from our trip to Chile and Argentina and had a wonderful time. The room and meals at Cabana del Paine were fine and the view out our window was spectacular.. The 4WD vehicle worked well and I highly recommend such for the Torres del Paine gravel roads, some of which are very rough. The Martin Gusinde Hotel in Puerto Natales worked out well. Thank you for your help in finding the........
August S, USA