This is the view from the Mylodon’s Cave. The mylodon is an extinct creature that lived in southern Patagonia around 10,000 years ago. It was basically a giant sloth and this was the cave that it’s remains were first discovered in. Due to the extreme cold, discoverers found a big … more »
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 »
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 »
Patagonia will take you away. This photo was taken in Puerto Natales. The locals are bored of views like this. It’s unbelievable!
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 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 »
Today is our last day in Santiago de Chile… we’re leaving! Not on a jet train, but on a bus, making our way down South in the longest country on Earth, Chile! We have a ridiculous amount of amazing things to see and do in the upcoming weeks, including the … more »