Patagonia Day Hike: Fitz Roy (Laguna de Los Tres), El Chalten, Argentina

This guide tells you everything you need to know about the Fitz Roy day hike to Laguna de Los Tres.

You may not recognize Mt. Fitz Roy by its name, but you must have heard of the clothing brand Patagonia. The Patagonia logo is actually an outline of Mt. Fitz Roy in Argentina. Mt. Fitz Roy is the tallest mountain in the Argentine Patagonia, boarding Chile and Argentina near the town of El Chalten and it’s one of the most technically difficult for mountaineering. Continue reading

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Day Hike In Patagonia: Mirador Las Torres, Chile

If there is one hike you must do in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, it would be the Mirador Las Torres hike.

When you Google Search “Patagonia”, the images that will come up the most often is that of Las Torres, located in Torres del Paine, Chile. It is THE ionic hike in all of Chile and Chilean Patagonia. Las Torres mean “towers” in Spanish and indeed the mountains are named such because of the 3 granite towers. Continue reading

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2 Week Peru and Bolivia Itinerary

Thinking about visiting Peru and Bolivia but not sure where to start? That’s how I felt when I first started planning my 2 week trip to Peru and Bolivia. A lot of my friends told me that they wish they’d done Peru & Bolivia together as the countries are right next to each other and the cultures are similar. I took their advice to plan a 2 week trip to Peru and Bolivia and it was the perfect amount of time to see the highlights of both countries. Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About The Uyuni Salt Flat 3 Day Tour

Uyuni Salt Flat (Salar de Uyuni) has always been on my bucket list ever since I saw a picture of it on the internet. The landscape looked almost unreal and I just had to see it with my own eyes. During our 2 week trip to Peru and Bolivia, we got the chance to take a 3 day Uyuni Salt Flat tour to explore this amazing landscape and surrounding areas. Pictures simply don’t do it justice. Continue reading

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How To Prepare and Pack For the Inca Trail

Planning to hike Machu Picchu/ do the Inca Trail? This guide shows you everything you need to know on how to prepare and pack for your Inca Trail.

For someone who’s never been to South America and never been on a multi-day hike, it was daunting to prepare for the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. In retrospect, I wish I was even better prepared than I was so I want to share some tips on how to train and how to pack for the 4 day 3 night classic Inca Trail. To read more about the actual trail, click here. Continue reading