Chile is the land of volcanoes. The country is home to over 100 active volcanoes! Osorno is a massive volcano that last erupted in 1869. The volcano is over 2500m high and its summit is always covered with snow! The conical shape makes it really interesting to look at and … more »
Embrace the wilderness
There is no other place on earth that I have seen more empty spaces with breathtaking vistas than the USA. This big continental country has some of the most mind blowing views that the world can offer. Welcome to Glacier National Park. With rivers, lakes, mountains, and forests to keep … more »
Say Hello to the Tetons!
It was a cold and cloudy day but we were determined to head to Grand Teton National Park anyway and boy, was I glad that we did! The Tetons are truly majestic as they rise over 7000ft above the valley floor. The park is wonderful, tons of hikes, lakes and … more »
Every national park in the US is different. They all have things that are unique about them. What’s unique about Glacier National Park is it’s pristine alpine beauty. Being out of the way and in the corner of the country (Glacier National Park is along the US-Canadian border) means that … more »
Miss Llama 2013
I’ve read somewhere that there are about 7 million llamas and alpacas in the world. But I bet that not all of them are as cute as these. I know the surroundings do a lot, sure, but if there was a Miss Llama contest somewhere in South America, I’d suggest … more »
On the way to Torres del Paine
The Torres del Paine national park in Chile will make you fly, the winds there are really that strong. However, the beauty of the place is unsurpassed. We were in Torres del Paine during the freezing patagonian winter. The temperature was below zero degrees and the wind was blowing by … more »
Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 3/4: Cejar Lagoon
Read: Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 2/4: Altiplanic Lagoons Because we are hardcore kind of travelers (and you probably know that by know) on the same day as the Altiplanic Lagoons tour, we decided to go on an afternoon tour to Cejar Lagoon too. Actually, it’s a … more »
Yes, this is a lake..
Llanquihue lake in Puerto Varas is so big that Zara and I had a pretty interesting argument about whether this is a lake or the sea. When a lake gets so large that it has waves in it, I tend to think that it’s more like a sea. Couple that … more »
A winter night in Patagonia
We were huddled up near the fireplace sipping hot tea. The window glass was ice cold. I stepped out, camera in hand to take this picture. The temperature was -2 degrees celsius, the moon was peeping out from behind the clouds. I hurried back in to warm up near the … more »