Category Archives: Patagonia, Chile 2012

Fruitage From Chile – the final post

Student Fruitage from Chile!  I truly valued every experience we had on this trip. I pushed myself, took advantage of every moment I could to deepen my experience in Chile for the better. There were challenging parts, which I pushed … Continue reading

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Chile in 6 Words

Ryan – So much to do. So little time. Natalie – Chile: legendary beauty, truly generous people. – Days gone. Heart smiles – part stays. Jenna – Drinking warm tea. Seeing beautiful views. Cass – Vibrant adventure. Beautiful expression. Memorable … Continue reading

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Takeaway Thoughts

Pack up is in its last stages here at Campo Aventura.  Bags are being weighed on the horsepackers’ scale hanging from the tree.  Sand is being swept out from the casitas and we keep talking about how remarkable it is … Continue reading

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Sea Kayaking Down River

I was feeling pretty nervous heading out on the sea kayak trip.   My foot was tender from a cut that’s been healing and I was a bit concerned about the cold, rain, and anticipated waves.    We drove down to the … Continue reading

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Adventures with Cantanera

After our time at La Junta doing service projects, we all split up into 3 separate groups for some smaller-sized expeditions.  Some students went backpacking, some stayed at La Junta to climb, and I got to go on a horse … Continue reading

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A Couple Days on the Trail

In true Link style we banded together a few days ago to help out maintain trails here in the Cochamó Valley.  We were working to improve the upper trail system that helps adventures and climbers alike access two of the … Continue reading

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“The depth, breath, height, might, majesty and glory of infinite Love fill all space”

Over the past six days, seven of us Link School-ies (staff included) stayed at the campo in the upper Cochamó Valley for the beautiful granite walls that towered thousands of feet above us on both sides of the valley. For … Continue reading

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You know you’re backpacking in Chile when…

You know you’re on a backpacking trip in Chile when: You have killed around 50 horse flies in one day, and eaten a few. You don’t mind the presence of horse poop on the trail because it assures you that … Continue reading

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Transition

Our time at Campo Aventura, as you all already know, has been amazing, fulfilling, and educational.  After 1+ weeks in the beauty of the River Base here, we were all ready to see what Campo Aventura’s Mountain Base, known as … Continue reading

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I Have Fallen in Love in Chile

I have found myself in love with the kitchen. Because my understanding of Spanish is ahead of the other students, I have been taking Spanish class from the cooks where I have been given the opportunity to cook and clean … Continue reading

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