People talk about ‘once in a lifetime’ trips and South America’s pointed tip is often cited as one of them, but once you’ve seen Southern Patagonia, something will probably pull you back. Mountain gazing is addictive.
Despite years living in and travelling around Chile, the sheer magnitude of the landscapes still saw me dumbstruck, magnetised by the sight of the crags and peaks.
On a whistle-stop visit to Torres del Paine, travelling in a 4WD with my local guide Gonzalo, we forded rivers that took us to some of the most out-of-the-way spots, as well as the most famous viewpoints. Here are a few of my favourite snaps from the trip.