Chile/Argentina border, where we were refused entry to Argentina...
Entrance to an estancia (ranch) at sunset
Dale dunking his head in what was snow 20 minutes earlier (cold!!!!!!!!!)
Volcan Lanin, Argentina
Sunset in Lanin National Park
Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina (2 miles wide!)
El Chalten, gateway to FitzRoy and Cerro Torre
Cafe con leche and GIANT alfajor in Buenos Aires
Swiss-style chapel near Volcan Lanin
View from the estancia over Lago Viedma
Snow on an excursion in the mountains above the estancia
Back to reality at Mona's 1-star hostel in Puerto Natales, Chile
Sheep shearing shed at the estancia
Mona's "splurge" stay at 5-star Estancia Helsingfors (Argentinian guest ranch)
Mona at base of FitzRoy
Climbers' "bragging wall" on side of hut at FitzRoy
Dale abandons Mona to return to Seattle; Mona heads to windy Southern Patagonia (Argentina/Chile)
View of Los Cuernos del Paine, from Mona's bunk on day 3 of the trek
100 km/hr winds across Lago Nordenskjold, Torres del Paine
Day 1 of a 5-day trek on the "W route" at Torres del Paine, Chile. Mona stayed in refugios (huts) along the way.
The falls. They are HUGE!!!
Merry Christmas from Argentina! Time to go home and celebrate with friends & family ...
Jump to Iguazu Falls, in Northern Argentina. The last 3 days of Mona's trip.
Glacier Gray, day 5 of the hike.
Catamaran across the lake and back to civilization.
Rafting under the falls.
Parting view of the famous "Torres" of Torres del Paine.
More Torres del Paine, day 4
Muddy terrain everywhere. Trail maintenance is very limited...
Refugio Pehoe, the fanciest hut on the hike.