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Atacama: An Adventurer’s Playground

From Salta, in northwestern Argentina, I planned to head east and visit Chile’s Atacama Desert. I had been there in 2014 for a week and was left completely mesmerized. The contrast of fiery-colored canyons, impressive dunes, enchanting hot springs and … Continue reading

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Choosing Between Torres del Paine, Fitz Roy Area or Tierra del Fuego

We are often asked: “If you had to choose between trekking in Torres del Paine, the Fitz Roy Area or Tierra del Fuego, which would you choose?” Our Patagonia expert, Gretchen, gives a quick rundown here: “It ultimately comes down … Continue reading

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Chilean High Mountain Expeditions

Climbing a mountain or a volcano and reaching peaks of more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet above sea level) is a unique experience. Preparing to go up to the Licancabur volcano is a challenge for every mountain lover, and even … Continue reading

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Further Afield in Chile: Exploring the Wonders of Atacama Explora

Arriving in the Atacama Desert, I was speechless as the plane began to descend into Calama, the region’s capitol. The austere and Martian desert stretched out in every direction and was accented with epic snow-capped volcanoes in shades of fiery … Continue reading

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