Torres del Paine is one of Patagonia’s – and Chile’s – most beautiful national parks. Tourists arrive from all over the world, hoping to enjoy panoramic views of its famous peaks. Hikers are attracted to a number of options, from daily walks to the popular four-to-five day W trek. And active lovers of the great outdoors can choose to explore the area through kayaking, horseback riding, ice trekking and rock climbing.

But you don’t need to raise a sweat to enjoy the best the park has to offer. My reason for visiting the park was photography. And the flexibility of my own vehicle and my own company gave me the opportunity to explore a landscape rich in photographic opportunities.

And it didn’t take me long during my visit there in 2015 to discover there was more to Torres del Paine than the peaks that rose high above it.
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