Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is the flagship national park of chilean Patagonia. It is well known for being home to some of the most famous patagonian peaks like the Cuernos del Paine, Paine Grande and the Torres del Paine themselves. Most people go there on day tours but the real adventure awaits those getting up close and personal with Patagonia, trekking around its mountains on either the W-Trek or the Torres del Paine Circuit. Get ready to experience Patagonia’s notorious wind and weather, and be rewared with some of the best landscapes our planet has to offer.

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Sunset behind Glaciar Grey in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

The Colours of Grey

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Yesterday I finally had the chance to watch the critically acclaimed documentary “Chasing Ice” in which environmental photographer James Balog sets up 25 timelapse cameras to record the decrease of arctic glaciers. While the topic itself…

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Burned trees in Pqrue Nacional Torres del Paine

Scorched Paradise

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On 27th of December 2011 a severe case of human ignorance caused a fire in Chile's Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. Within a few days more than 15.000 hectares of native forest, brushland and steppe fell victim to the flames and the…

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Torres del Paine: W-Trek

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For many hikers the W-Trek is a first introduction to multi-day trekking in Patagonia. Parque Nacional Torres del Paine offers everything you'd expect from Patagonia - the rugged mountains, the turqoise lakes, the endless glaciers and of…

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Long exposure of a sunrise at Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine Dawn

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I had already buried my hopes for a sunset shoot when we were cooking dinner (noodles in vegetable soup). The last clouds had disappeared and my legs felt too tired to climb up to the Torres del Paine again (I knew this was a sunrise…

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