Aerial photos of Patagonia glaciers

17/10/2006

Flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt during an unusual clear day that offers spectacular views over Patagonia and its glaciers. Bus transfer from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales.

Chilean volcanoes from air Chilean volcanoes from air
Views over the fjords and the volcaneos on the flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt.


 

Patagonia glaciers from air Patagonia glaciers from air
Patagonia glaciers from air Patagonia glaciers from air
Patagonia glaciers from air Today I'm lucky because is a very bright and clear day, without a single cloud in the sky... it doesn't happen every day down here! In the pictures, the beautiful views on the various glaciers.

 

El Chalten, Argentina, from air Perito Moreno glacier from air
El Chalten (Argentina) and a huge icefiled which feeds several glaciers. A beautiful aerial photo of Perito Moreno glacier and Lago Argentino, where I'll go the day following tomorrow.

 

Torres del Paine seen from air Chilean patagonia from air
The "towers" of Torres del Paine, where I will go tomorrow. The lakes around Torres del Paine. The lake in the background is Grey Lake, which Grey glacier flowing into.

 

Puerto Natales, Chile Puerto Natales, Chile
Departing from Punta Arenas airport, after about three hours by bus and a distance of 240km, I arrive in Puerto Natales, the "base" for next days trips.

 

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