Patagonia Trek

Patagonia Trek

Installment #3: Our grueling Patagonia trek through Parque Nacional Torres del Paine and up the French Valley, sea kayaking amongst icebergs in glacial waters, and ice climbing on Glacier Grey. Quite a fabulous (and exhausting) father-daughter trip indeed!...

Ice Climbing on Glacier Grey

I woke up early the next morning for glacial hiking, or so I thought. Through my sleepiness, my dad told me that plans changed because the boat we had to take back to shore post-ice hiking broke down and that we would not have been able to go on the ice anymore. I was...

Trekking to Glacier Grey

We woke up the next morning, knowing that we would have to carry our large backpacks with us on this final hike. Except we didn’t know it would be a hike, per se, we thought it’d be a pretty flat walk. Boy were we very, very wrong. Keep in mind: my pack weighed about...

French Valley, Patagonia

The next day we woke up bright and early to hike to the French Valley. Our bodies ached, but we were better prepared mentally to tackle Patagonia. We ate a big, hearty breakfast and stepped outside to another beautifully sunny day. I was thrilled because the path...

Torres del Paine: Patagonia Adventure

We took a bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales, where we would begin our real Patagonia adventure, aka Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. I really wanted to challenge myself and test my physical ability and so we took off to do the W-Trek. The forecast said that it...

Road Trip: Perito Moreno Glacier

After an unbelievable final dinner with dad in Buenos Aires, we flew to El Calafate to begin our father-daughter Patagonia journey. We decided to rent a car, which would turn out to be very difficult to drive as the wind was so strong. While driving through the town I...