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In 2011 Cascada Expediciones celebrated 20 years as a sustainable adventure tour operator in Chile and EcoCamp Patagonia celebrated its tenth year receiving guests in the Patagonian wilderness from across the globe. To celebrate the landmark events for both companies we’ve compiled two photo timelines with the highlights from the last twenty and ten years respectively!
Five top tips on how to connect with nature in Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia. These tips help you go beyond the visual enjoyment of nature towards a deeper connection with the park’s scenery, wildlife, climate and famous Patagonian wind.
Starting on Monday the 26th of March 2012 Quantas (One World Alliance) will operate direct flights from Sydney to Santiago de Chile. Three times a week, Sydneysiders will be able to fly without stopovers to one of Latin America’s most highly acclaimed capital cities to enjoy Santiago’s downtown sights, nearby wineries and mountain day trip activities. Check out our top 5 Santiago de Chile recommendations!
Discover our top 5 Santiago de Chile Day Trip recommendations! Combine the city’s downtown cultural highlights with the eclectic architecture of historic port Valparaiso and try Chile’s culinary highlights in both places. The Andes mountains provide a great day trip adventure for hikers, horse riders, skiers and river daredevils while the vineyards surrounding the city offer scenic adventures and delicious tasting sessions.
Discover our top 10 Patagonia recommendations at the end of the world in this vast and diverse region covering the south of Chile and Argentina. Dramatic mountain formations, smoky volcanoes, flat barren pampas, expansive ice fields, Guacho culture and once-in-a-lifetime treks:
Francisco Fantini's cookbook Patagonian Cuisine: Rivers, Lakes and Chiloe District (published by Gourmet Patagonia) has won the prestigious cookbook of the year award at the Folies Bergere in Paris at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2012.
Patagonia(TM) ambassadors Nico Favresse and Seán Villanueva with mandolin and tin whistle in hand and photographer Ben Ditto on the Central Tower of Torres del Paine for more extreme jamming and the first free ascent of the East Face via the South African Route.