August 11, 2021 | News of Chile in the World

Wheel the World raises $2M to provide unlimited experiences for travelers with limited accessibility

Wheel the World raises $2M to provide unlimited experiences for travelers with limited accessibility | Marca Chile

Friends Alvaro Silberstein and Camilo Navarro came up with the idea for the Wheel the World travel booking site following a 2016 trip to Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Initially, they thought this type of trip would be near impossible with Silberstein in a wheelchair after a car accident as a teenager left him paralyzed.

Turns out it became the trip of a lifetime thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign to finance a scouting trip and the purchase of a state-of-the-art hiking wheelchair. Silberstein said with the help of Navarro and other friends, he became the first to complete the Patagonia trek by wheelchair.

Author: Christine Hall

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