Sunday, January 4, 2009

Back in Chile

So after a short but fantastic trip to the US, I am back to the warmth of Chile. Even though it was a quick trip, only about 9 days. I felt that I was able to accomplish a lot. After the NYs eve party, it was so hard to say good bye to so many good people....But, when I make the move back to the US for good, I know that those people will be there and I look forward to that moment.

Getting back to Chile was fine, no problems with the flights or anything. But still, 11 hours of flights still goes long.......

My weekend was chill, just did some shopping for our upcoming adventure. Today, we bought the first round of bus tickets to the south of Chile. We leave for our trip on Tuesday night and then will return on Feb. 1st. This is what I moved to South America for! Here is a map detailing where we are going to go:

Here is a rough schedule for our trip:

6: Overnight bus to Valdivia (about a 12 hour bus ride)
7: Day in Valdivia
8: Valdivia and travel to Chiloe
9: Day in Chiloe
10: Day in Chiloe
11: Chiloe and travel to Puerto Varas
12: Day in Puerto Varas
13: Travel to Puerto Montt for flight to Punta Arenas
14: Travel to Torres Del Paine
15: Camp in Torres
16: Camp in Torres
17: Camp in Torres
18: Camp in Torres
19: Camp in Torres
20: Travel to Punta Arenas and fly back to Puerto Montt
21: Leave for Bariloche
22: White Water Rafting/ leave bariloche in the evening to Mar del plata, Argentina
23: Buenos Aires/mar del plata
24: Buenos Aires/Mar del plata
26: Buenos Aires
27: Buenos Aires
28: Buenos Aires
29: Buenos Aires
30: Bus to Santiago
31: Arrive to Santiago

We are going to spend some serious bus time. Just to get to Buenos Aires from our location will be about 22 hours! Then its another 22 hours back to Santiago......

Time to start packing...

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