Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5

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Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5 is part of a 5-posts series. Find Day 1 here.  I wake up at 7.03. As every morning, the first thing I do is putting my glasses on. I try to find them in the top pocket of the tent, but apparently, they are not there. ‘Where are my glasses?’ I sleepily ask the … Read More

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 4

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Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 4

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 4 is part of a 5-posts series. Find Day 5 here.  This morning the alarm clock is earlier than usual and at 7.33 I’m already up. Milk powder is in the pot warming up. At 9, Xavi and I begin the trek. After a few hundred meters (just surpassed the forested area) the Glaciar Gray … Read More

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 3

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Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 3\

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 3 is part of a 5-posts series. Find Day 4 here.  My knees hurt a lot. I take the Voltaren gel and I spread it thoroughly on my poor articulations to ease the pain. Even though we pay a lot for that, a enjoy very much the breakfast at the Los Cuernos Lodge with scrambled … Read More

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 2

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Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 2

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 2 is part of a 5-posts series. Find Day 3 here.  Our second day in Torres del Paine begins with a hearty breakfast: milk, oats, and mate. At 9.30 we are ready to leave! On our way to Los Cuernos we find a guanaco overlooking a hill, probably guarding his family grazing way down. A … Read More