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Nordenskjold Lake

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Address: Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
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Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise...

Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise color, produced by the algae at the bottom.

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Absolutely Beautiful

Worth visiting the views take your breath away and it more than rewards the effort to get there. Great place to contemplate the world and let your troubles fade away.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Leigh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth visiting the views take your breath away and it more than rewards the effort to get there. Great place to contemplate the world and let your troubles fade away.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't a bad vista anywhere in the park. We stopped to take photos then moved on to the next scenic view. Breathtakingly beautiful.

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Holbaek, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walk along Lake Nordenskjold in "must see" while visiting Torres del paine. You can walk all the way to the Moutain Hutt "Los Quernos" or just take a few hours walk from Refugio Torre Central (and back)

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Lake on horse back as one of the trips from the Hotel Las Torres. Spectacular scenery and I loved the horse riding - although I have never done it before. If you get the chance go for it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first day's hike of the Cascada W Trek with views of the lake all the way - just beautiful. A great hike with moderate climbs and relatively easy terrain.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is one of the many scenic points in the park. Driving or hiking to it will reward you with nice views and a photo opportunity.

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Lago Nordenskjold was like a Disney production... truly beautiful and slightly surreal (we had an anomalous day... only breezy and a crystal blue sky).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A great "starter" horse ride before attempting the ascent to the base of the towers. But if you are a beginner be warned, this involves several river crossings and a steep descent down to the lake. If this is your first time, you may want to ask to be led on these parts of the excursion.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This lake itself is pretty because of a turquoise color from glacial water. But the reason to visit the lake is really all about the views of the mountains, which are spectacular. The lake has limited services, and is not really a recreation site. So the lake is hard to rate; it should get 5 stars for the views, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Unfortunately er have been there in a grey day with strong and cold wind and we could not enjoy of the landscape which most pèrobably is very nice in a sun shining day.

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