Tora Adventure

Two people exploring the world, seeking adventure & unique experiences.

Isla Magdalena penguins [Day 436]

Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas We took a 10.45am bus to Punta Arenas (5,000 pesos / $8.50) which took about 3 hours including a stop at the airport. There’s no … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Torres del Paine – Hiking the ‘O’ circuit [Day 434]

What is Torres del Paine National Park? This park is probably one of the most famous in the far south of Chilean Patagonia with mountains, lakes and glaciers among it’s … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

The ‘Big Ice’ on Perito Moreno Glacier [Day 426]

El Chalten to El Calafate We took the evening bus from El Chalten leaving at 6pm (275 pesos / $21) and taking about 3 hours to get to El Calafate. … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

El Chalten – Glaciers, lakes, hiking, amazing! [Day 422]

Our day started with the bus stopping in the Park Ranger’s office just at the entrance to the small town of El Chalten. We were split off into English and … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Into Chile again and looking for the marble caves at Puerto Tranquilo [Day 417]

Bariloche to Puerto Varas We took the Andesmar bus leaving at 1.15pm from the Bariloche bus station (300 pesos / $23) to arrive in Pureto Varas, Chile at 8pm. This … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Argentinian Mountain towns of San Martin, Bariloche and El Bolson [Day 411]

Abandon the Volcano hike and get to Argentina The plan had been to try and climb Volcan Villarrica, but with unfavourable weather conditions and rain in town we decided to … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dealing with non-peak season & snowboarding an active volcano [Day 404]

Where to camp and hike next? We were due to be in Pucon in the coming week to meet up with a friend coming from overseas. We were eager to … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment