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Pit Stops and Side Trips

top After hiking Torres Del Paine, most people head north to El Calafate and El Chalten and I was no different. After leaving Chris in Torres, I caught up on The Bachelor (priorities) and then headed to see one of the largest glaciers in Patagonia: Perito Mereno Glacier. The terminus (or snout) of…

Written by trischa on Wednesday April 29, 2015
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Torres Del Paine

  Torres Del Paine National Park in Southern Chile was the destination we were looking forward to most. The W trek is a 5 day trek through Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile and it is "the hike" you do when you come to Patagonia. Before we left the US, I had read so many amazing things ab…

Written by chris on Wednesday April 8, 2015
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Oxen and Sexually alluring trolls on the island of Chiloe

Right before we took a ferry to Torres Del Paine, we spent 6 days on the Island of Chiloe in southern Chile. It's a lot like Maine.  You've got a rocky beach, dense green woods, and lots of plaid. This is a 2-parter post, so scroll all the way down! Chiloe is also a land of colorful mytholog…

Written by chris on Tuesday March 3, 2015
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Finally in Patagonia...or close enough.

Hello from Chile! For the past few weeks we have been bouncing around the Argentinian and Chilean Lake Districts. We thought this was Patagonia, but it turns out the region the locals refer to as Patagonia is still farther south-sigh. This area is rotten with snow-capped volcanic peaks, shimmerin…

Written by chris on Tuesday March 3, 2015
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We decided a long time ago that we wanted to volunteer at at least one place while we were travelling. I wanted to hang out with animals and Chris wanted to do some sort of manual labor (dumb dumb). Our search lead us to Merazonia, an animal rehabilitation/rescue center near Mera, Ecuador. They h…

Written by chris on Saturday February 7, 2015
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Quito por un minuto.

HI!!! We made it to South America! Our first stop is Quito. We choose Quito because it's a 4.5 hour bus ride from Merazonia, the jungle animal rehabilitation lodge we are volunteering at beginning tomorrow. Chris has also been before and liked it, so there ya go. Quito sits at 9,300 feet and is t…

Written by trischa on Wednesday January 7, 2015
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Chasing Summer, Brah

Ok-This is super delayed, but in my defense...I was busy flipping a car....more on that in another post.  Last we left you, we were leaving Yosemite. From there we went to LA to visit Jen and Paul. I had no idea what to expect from LA. I had never been and all I know from LA, I learned from Kee…

Written by trischa on Tuesday November 11, 2014
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Drug Smugglers and Helpful Slavs at Yosemite

Yosemite was probably the park we researched the least  (I even would always call it Yellowstone by mistake, confusing and annoying Trischa), but on our first night we drove into valley at dusk and were blown away by the view.  I guess majesty fatique has worn off. Yosemite is known for i…

Written by chris on Saturday October 25, 2014
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Everywhere in Between.

Where have we been the last few weeks? Here. During our stay in Jasper, we got the heartbreaking news that we had to say goodbye to our sweet kitty Zoe. This paired with the cold and the rain led us to the decision that it was time to take a break from the road trip as we knew it and spend som…

Written by trischa on Monday September 29, 2014
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The Great White North, eh?

Banff and Jasper- Banff and Jasper are two sister nation parks in the Canadian Rockies.  Like Glacier in Montana the lakes are an amazing turqiuoes.  We experience our first snow fall on a hike and from our campsite a glacier looms over head in the mountains.   Each camp ground has a tiny cab…

Written by chris on Monday September 15, 2014
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