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very pleased you enjoy @Skit here are some others from recent times I am on Chiloe a sorta bigass island (with lots of baby islands about)
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north coast, Ancud

Nalca plant with big leaves as coarse as sandpaper and an edible root.

and two shots of my buddy's place on lago Hullinco

it sees a shitload of rain much like our Pacific Northwest so there is a lot of lushness. moss and lichen. I actually miss being here in springtime. this summer has been brutal in Chile there are many forest fires and I see a lot of dead grass on the island. But it's still fuckin badass

<<insert complaint about how slow it is to upload photos followed by unsolicited assurance of soon uploading more photos > >
 

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To anybody researching Peru here, Kuelap and Chachapoyas should be mentioned as a good alternative to the obligatory Manchu Picchu. Cheaper, just as cool,not as crowded.
 
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island has gentrified like shit since the last time i came thru, only 14 months, but what are you gonna do.... prolly nothing drastic eh unless they start building a bridge

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who would have thought to do that lmao..
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Cheap and adventure, haha. Girlfriend said the capital is crowded and Im not really into cities.
 
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well, sweet man - you got a lotta options there for sure, you can DM me if you want

Lima crowded, I wouldn't disagree with. I definitely advise you to stay far away if you don't like cities
 

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This thread is amazing. Thanks for all the beautiful pictures and sharing your experiences.
Its really inspiring me to follow my dreams of visiting the Altiplano and Patagonia.
I am itching in my seat, lol.
 

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Dont skip Centro America! It's doooooope.

@roughdraft; in your first set of pictures in this thread, there's a shot of the electric blue lake looking down from the saddle of Punta union, yea? I have the exact same shot! Such a good trek.
 
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@MFB yes buddy that's the place. nice on remembering the name, lol, at first i'm like.... where? but yep, that's it. it was a mostly cloudy trek but prime.

Since I was there, I got a map for another leg of the park i'm looking to go there whenever i can leave Colombia again, and try to kick around Ancash for a month or two

I'll try to upload some more from other jaunts now that i'm locked down & with Internet
 

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Heck yea dood, the santa cruz circuit.
I got snowed on the whole time, views were shit, but still magical up there.

I've been nerding out hard on Patagonia and Torres del Paine. Really wanting to do it next year. I know ya have a lot of experience in Chile, I'll probably message you soon to pick your brain about logistics and tips. 👍
 

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Heck yea dood, the santa cruz circuit.
I got snowed on the whole time, views were shit, but still magical up there.

I've been nerding out hard on Patagonia and Torres del Paine. Really wanting to do it next year. I know ya have a lot of experience in Chile, I'll probably message you soon to pick your brain about logistics and tips. 👍
...Does that sign say Hoe Union?
 

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'puta' is closer to hoe.
Punta is point.

Hoe's aint got no union. Otherwise pimpin' wouldnt be a thing.
And. It aint easy.
 

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