In Puerto Natales, we’re around 53 degrees south of the equator so the sun is never directly overhead. What this means is that the world is bathed in a soft wonderful light, a true photographer’s delight! The sun always looks like it’s either rising or setting. It comes up a … more »
From Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. That’s the plan and we want you to join us!
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On the boat to Glacier Balmaceda, the temperature outside is below 0 degrees celsius! Chile sure is CHILLY! Zara’s cap flew off and her ears were too frozen to hear the scream that escaped her lips! But the trip was totally worth it! PATAGONIA! Here’s more on what we did … more »
Meet the communist dogs of Havana. They have tons of character and like all Cubans, are used to dealing with adversity. The dogs of Havana are like dogs everywhere else, but they’re real comrades :) (Click i for captions!)
The Cuernos del Paine mountains covered by a cloud and the sun peeping out creepily from behind. Looks like a scene from The Lord of the Rings. The wind was at 110km/hr. This is a pretty crazy place in winter.
We spotted this parking lot during winter in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. The parking lot appears to have gotten submerged due to snow melting in the surrounding mountains. If you lived in that house, you’d have surely got your feet wet. Sorry folks, no parking today!
Patagonia will take you away. This photo was taken in Puerto Natales. The locals are bored of views like this. It’s unbelievable!
They’re meaty . They’re massive. They drip mayonnaise like a Hellman’s sponsored fountain… They are, THE CHILEAN SANDWICHES! It doesn’t take more than a couple of days in Chile to understand that Chileans love their sandwiches! Whenever you are looking for a place to eat, you will most … more »
Spotted in Santiago de Chile, Dalai Lomo is a sandwich joint that wants to make you giggle with a play on words: lomo, in Spanish, is meat. One of the most common sandwiches in Chile is “lomito”, sliced pork loin. So instead of Dalai Lama, we have DALAI LOMO! I’d … more »
The Christmas spirit has arrived way earlier this year at Backpack ME! It’s probably because we’re covered in snow all the way to our heads or just that we’re good folks at heart, but we are in the mood to share the love with you! If you’ve been following our … more »
We stopped for lunch at a little ranch in Bernard O’Higgins National Park, Chile. There was a snowstorm outside but a nice fire was keeping the dining room warm.. I couldn’t help but notice a cute little cow napkin holder. The best part was that the back of this holder … more »