Tag: chile

The end of the road

We have made it to Ushuaia! It is billed as ‘The Southernmost city in the world,’ although there is a small naval town, Puerto Williams, a bit farther south–across the Beagle Channel in Chile. I only found out recently that…

March in Pictures

Just in case it wasn’t totally obvious, yesterday’s post was an April fools. We will make it to Ushuaia today, and we still have a few more months of travel. Plus of course, we’d never let go of Milo. Or…

Into the great wide open

When we reached Punta Arenas, we checked into a hotel as a respite from two things that have become very difficult–staying warm at night, and fast Internet. We’ve seen so much in the past two weeks that it seems like…

Driving south

In the last few weeks we’ve been driving down Patagonia. A few weeks ago we rode a steam train: And run into the cover Bruce Chatwin used for his book. It is very windy in the plains of Patagonia.One problem…

Road knits III

It’s cold again, which means I finally get to wear the sweater I finished in Buenos Aires! It was so hot at the time that I could hardly bear to even try it on for size. This is only the…

Chile to Chiloe

Traversing the Andes from Mendoza was spectacular, with clear days, good roads, and tons of happy roadside picnics. As much as we would have liked to have stayed in Argentina for much longer, the van’s 90-day visa was up. The…