National Park Torres del Paine

National Park Torres del Paine

[Note: This is the very first travel writing I ever did in the mid 1990s and as such, it is a bit ‘raw’. The images can’t be clicked to be enlarged, as they are very low-res. Apologies.]

My first trip to Chile and Argentina lasted five weeks and was during February and March in the late 90s. I had always wanted to travel to Easter Island and Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia had had a profound effect on me, as well as it being a big influence on my writing style.

The itinerary was as follows:

I was to return to (northern) Chile  during a three-month trip that encompassed Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Chile.

I have not to-date returned to Argentina.