Tag Archives: Torres del Paine

The statue of the unknown indian from the Punta Arenas cemetery in Chile

Punta Arenas in May

Punta Arenas may seem at first glance like a small town with little to do when you arrive outside of the tourist season. However, the locals are very welcoming. My friend introduced me to his friends and family and for every “nice to meet you” an invitation for dinner followed.  We were also invited to […]

The entrance to the Milodon Cave near Puerto Natales, Chile

The Milodon Cave near Puerto Natales

Click here to see larger version of the Photo A Milodon is a prehistoric animal (see picture of it below) of which remains were discovered in a cave about 24km south of Puerto Natales. The cave is a short, easy stroll of about 20 minutes along a boardwalk  from the carpark. In May, when I […]

Guanacos in the Andes Mountains

Guanacos in the mountains – Photo

This amazing photo definitely deserves the title of Photo of the Week. See the enlarged version here. This photo of a pair of Guanacos up in the mountains was taken by Marion Schoen who was wandering Torres del Paine last week. As they look to the horizon… Are they contemplating their future?