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Step by step guide for planning, trekking and travelling Torres Del Paine. Looking out over green hills with Torres Del Paine in the background

Step by step guide for planning Torres Del Paine

Aye, I’ll agree with Mr Attenborough on this one. Patagonia is the hidden gem of planet earth. Writing this 6-months on sends shivers up my scruffy backside thinking about it again. Absolutely, utterly, magnificent!
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Step by step guide for planning Torres Del Paine. You can find out why I found it magnificent in my other post here. The only problem is planning it. It can be a pain with multiple companies owning multiple camping areas, expensive lodges, threats of being thrown out if…

Step by step guide for planning, trekking and travelling Torres Del Paine. The view from camp Pehoe looking out over the lake with Torres Del Paine in the background

Why you should trek Torres Del Paine before you die

Aye, I’ll agree with Mr Attenborough on this one. Patagonia is the hidden gem of planet earth. Writing this 6-months on sends shivers up my scruffy backside thinking about it again. Absolutely, utterly magnificent!

So why?

Why you should trek Torres Del Paine before you die. I’m a confident solo traveller. But, even the prospect of stepping into the wilderness on my own where winds go beyond a 100km an hour with Pumas that will take you down faster than The…

How to backpack Puerto Natales. The view looking out over the blue lagoon from the very bottom of the W trek

How to backpack Puerto Natales

And so I ventured towards the end of the earth where everyman is Captain Birdseye and every women capable of putting Bear Grylls to shame. But not me and my TRX of course.
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How to backpack Puerto Natales. I mean it’s cold. Not as cold as it got down in Ushuaia but my balls still complained. 99% of people come here to trek Torres Del Paine. I wrote a simple, short step by step guide with tips here (no nonsense…

Nutrition and fitness tips for trekking at attitude

After recently trekking the ABC over 10 days in Nepal I found a few little tips helped me along the way.
Nutrition and fitness tips for trekking at attitude. These tips help in terms of not loosing muscle mass, aiding performance and good preparation.

Tiger balm, garlic, ginger and a date on a table with the Himalayan mountains in the backdrop

Nutrition recommendations when trekking

Ginger and garlic: Split the garlic and put it into your water bottle along with the ginger. It aids…