|Torres del Paine
Patagonian steppe between Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales
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North of Punta Arenas and home to seemingly millions of sheep are the grass steppes of Southern Patagonia. The drive to Torres del Paine National Park crosses about 200 miles before gaining elevation as we approach the mountains and reach Puerto Natales. The non-native emu and guanacos below were penned.
|A sheep shearer works at a ranch:|
|This poor shot from a moving car captures the view from Puerto Natales towards Torres del Paine in the mountains:|