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We saw an Austral Pygmy Owl while hiking back from Laguna Torre

We saw an Austral Pygmy Owl while hiking back from Laguna Torre

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We saw an Austral Pygmy Owl while hiking back from Laguna Torre! This little guy is the size of a pop can!

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We saw an Austral Pygmy Owl while hiking back from Laguna Torre! This little guy is the size of a pop can! | Zentravellers Instagram | Instagram, Pop cans, ...

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We planned to hike to the base of Fitz Roy for sunrise

Chilean Flamingos, Reserva Laguna Nimez

Austral Pygmy Owl at Perito Moreno Glacier

Laguna Torre is just a few minutes up the hill from the campground; we could see Cerro Torre through the trees from our tent.

Wowed by Patagonia's Wildlife

Pygmy Owl

Chilean Flamingos, Reserva Laguna Nimez

Two and a half hours of ice hiking passed very quickly…

Austral Pygmy Owl, Patagonia

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I also spotted this majestic chimango caracara perched in a dead tree scouting for a dinner of mice.

Last light from Pain Grande in Torres del Paine (this was on my Birthday too

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At El Chaltén there are two main hiking destinations: Monte FitzRoy and Cerro Torre, both of which are spiky mountain peaks. Both are only a half-day hike ...

We were instructed on how to walk on the ice. Getting onto and off of the ice is the most challenging part…

The amazing Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina! 🇦🇷

On the right, FitzRoy mostly hidden behind the ridge, on the left Cerro Torre with its surrounding icefields. Laguna Torre

HUEMUL CIRCUIT - One of Patagonia's most challenging routes, the 4-day, 70 km (40 mile) loop around Cerro Huemul will give you some of the best views of the ...

Austral Pygmy Owl at Perito Moreno Glacier

An austral pygmy owl watches us as we start off on the hike to the Pliegue Tumbado ridge. "Pliegue tumbado" means "recumbent fold," a description of the ...

Chilean Flamingos, Reserva Laguna Nimez

Another photo of the amazing Perito Moreno glacier! Another photo of the amazing Perito Moreno glacier! We saw an Austral Pygmy Owl while hiking back ...

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Austral Pygmy Owl

In front of Fitzroy at Laguna de los Tres.

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To guide, or not to guide…

In El Chalten, windy weather meant that we weren't able to reach Laguna Torre and headed back after completing 1/3 of the trek.

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Cerro Torre

Jenny's Torres del Paine dream trip

We all know Mendoza for it's wine but it has some impressive mountains nearby as well

Chilean Flamingos, Reserva Laguna Nimez

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Another from the trip up Huayna Potosi. This is an "easy" 6,022m

Chilean Flamingos, Reserva Laguna Nimez

The wind was whipping across Laguna Torre and the high peaks were obscured by clouds, but it was still, without doubt, an impressive scene.

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Departing in the pitch black early the next morning, we reached Laguna Amarga in time for sunrise. After exploring for a few hours we had almost given up ...

Ted and Rick visit Torres Del Paine

The morning that we saw the sun rise on Cerro Torre, FitzRoy was in cloud. But by the afternoon, when we hiked over there, the clouds were all gone.

Chloe's Top 5 Wildlife Experiences

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In the valley of the Rio Fitzroy

Amber and Mark's trip to Chiloe Island and Torres del Paine

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Greg and Michelle's Off The Beaten Track Adventure

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Confronting the fierce winds of Patagonia at the Laguna Torre, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina.

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We saw condors and vicunas, lovely lenga and nire beech trees, orchids, beautiful tiny alpine wildflowers and more. I think every day there was precious.

For example, we brought some freeze-dried backpacking meals and energy bars from the United States which contained meat product, so we declared them.

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Patagonia Back Pack with Patagonia Backdrop

Cerro Torre sunrise

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Austral Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium nana) they are tiny, and cute!

Cerro Torre Range

Though most of the trail is well-marked, the hiking can be tough and you'll have to navigate some somewhat sketchy scree fields as you cross several passes.

We didn't see anyone during 3 days and we had great fun hiking and camping in the snow. The views were stunning, almost like black and white pictures.

FITZ ROY - Hiking in the Fitz Roy region should be on everybody's itinerary when visiting Patagonia. El Chalten is the laidback, charming town you'll use as ...

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The going is a little difficult, so ladders have been put in place to assist you.

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The snow, boulders and wind made for slow going so we decided to leave exploration for the morning when better weather was forecast.

How was your Hut to Hut Hike in Bariloche?

…where we put on helmets, harnesses…

The blue trail, named 'Jacuzzi Falls' is the longest and steepest of the trail and takes you up high above the estancia to give great views back on the ...

Other wonderful creatures I met along the way included skunks, flamingos, guanacos, condors, sea lions, sea birds such as cormorants, albatross and geese, ...

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To Laguna Torre

The group's trip began in Punta Arenas, where we arranged a transfer for them to Torres Del Paine National Park. Swoop's partners in Torres del Paine then ...

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On arrival guests are given an introductory briefing about the different excursion options available to them and are well and truly made to feel at home.

Another bird shot from Inti Wara Yassi. The colours on these guys are amazing!

…followed by an hour's walk back to the boat…

The hardest thing in Torres del Paine is the weather that keeps changing. Montes Martial was very wild and very enjoyable. We didn't see anyone else for 3 ...

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We didn't see anyone during 3 days and we had great fun hiking and camping in the snow. The views were stunning, almost like black and white pictures.

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Our home for the next four nights in El Chalten. We'll be hiking in the Fitzroy Sector of Los Glaciares National Park. To Laguna Torre tomorrow!

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Hiking towards the Alkipo glacier on the Alkipo Inshinca Trek

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Whenever we had questions about things we saw he was able to give us an answer.

Zentravellers at Laguna 69