Story Time: When things not go as planned

It is great to have picture perfect weather on a trip and everything goes smoothly. Nevertheless, stories live from all the little and bigger things that do not go as planned. These are the situation we can grow with and learn from. Sometimes the unexpected things are even the once that are making the trip. Over the last 10+ years, I were in a couple of interesting situations. Let me share…

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Story Time: We got stuck in Argentina

As we all at the moment somehow stuck at home, let me share a story were we got stuck in Argentina on our Epic Patagonia Adventure in 2018. As we already learned in 2015 in Patagonia, there is always something that can go wrong. In 2015, we had two times car problems. The first car we had in Patagonia was a diesel and was just not good with the altitude. Every…

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Story Time: What if, how our trip around the world would have looked (Covid-19 Blog)

It already feels a lifetime ago, that we decide to cancel our trip around the world for 2020 due to the coronavirus. At the moment it seems that this was the right decision, as nothing is certain this year. We are currently in week 3 of the lockdown in Germany, without knowing when life is coming back to a normal reality. Worldwide the picture totally unpredictable, every country is doing their…

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World: Rewind 2018

As the year 2018 is coming to an end, there is always time to reflect on the year and what has been the memories that will stay. This year was marked by big travel events - a new continent Africa and going back to Patagonia. Especially Patagonia I was waiting for 3 years to go back to. I studied in the meantime a lot of Spanish, in order to be prepared.…

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Argentina: The longest road – Ruta 40

Ruta 40 is also known as RN40 or National Route 40. It is a route in western Argentina, stretching from the south in Punta Loyola in the Santa Cruz Province to La Quiaca in the Jujuy Province in the north. The route runs in parallel to the Andes mountains and gives away amazing views on its way. We drove only a small part of it in the southern between Bariloche and…

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Chile: A outdoor dream route (Carretera Austral)

The Carretera Austral or CH-7. It is 1240 km long and runs from Puerto Montt in the north to Villa O'Higgins in the south. Constructions of the road started in the 1970s and is still going on. Sadly more and more parts be asphalted, which is taking the whole charm away. With that said the road condition are from smooth to really bumpy, but never technical challenging to drive. To drive…

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Argentina/Chile: Dream hikes of Patagonia

Patagonia is not only a dream destination for outdoor and mountain lovers it is also perfect for hiking. From short walks over day hikes to multi day hikes, the area of Patagonia has a lot of to offer. Not only the main region of Patagonia: Torres National Park, El Chaltén and El Calafate are rich of hiking trails, also along the Carretera Austral many smaller places can be found. Find attached…

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Argentina/Chile: Best of Patagonia

Patagonia is a barely populated region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile. It covers the area from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ushuaia. The most visited area is the cycle El Chaltén, El Calafate and the Torres National Park in the South. To see more remote areas it is worth to take more time and start the Patagonia adventure in Puerto Varas. With driving…

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Chile: Ruta del fin del mundo

Sadly all great things come to an end and with that also this dream vacation. Our second last day we used our last petrol to drive through the Torres National Park. With a clear sunny sky we enjoyed once more the lakes, the nature and the stunning mountain peaks of the park, which made us again realize how unique this place really is. After the tour we drove from the park…

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Chile: The best for last (Mirador Ferrier Hike)

Our last full day in the Torres National Park we wanted to do another amazing hike. With already done the Isla de Los Hielos Hike at the Lago Grey at our first day in the Lago Grey hotel, we did not think it could get any better. But it came better, as we decided to do the Mirador Ferrier Hike. The hike can also be started at the Lago Grey Hotel…

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