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Seeking the Ultimate Adventure? Try Patagonia’s Most Extreme Marathon

  • Australis

Fancy running through wild, unspoiled terrain close to one of the world’s most spectacular national parks?   You’re not alone: on September 6th,  the 6th annual Patagonian International Marathon saw fearless runners attempting the most ancient of running distances – but in a completely unique location. Confronting some of Patagonia’s most […]

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Hoping to See The San Rafael Glacier? Here’s Why You Must Visit Now

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Accessible by day trip from Río Tranquilo in the Aysén Region of Chile, the San Rafael Glacier is an unmissable highlight of Patagonia. Tourists throng to Laguna San Rafael to see the spectacular calving of ice from the glacier’s 230 ft. (70m) snout, leaving a jumble of icebergs bobbing in the frigid waters.  […]

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“In Patagonia” And Four Other Classic Books About Patagonia

  • Australis

While Bruce Chatwin may have introduced the beguiling secrets of Patagonia to the world stage, various other novels and travelogues have attempted to capture the magic of this region. Step into a world of Welsh villages and valiant voyages with our choice of five classic books about Patagonia, all of which are guaranteed to […]

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How To Plan A Cruise From Punta Arenas the Smart Way

  • Australis

A cruise from Punta Arenas is the ideal way of exploring Patagonia. We’ve previously discussed the main highlights you can expect to see by setting sail from southern Chile’s largest city, but whether you’re ready to book or are still looking for inspiration, we’re here to help with this guide to […]

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Top Destinations For Trekking in Patagonia and How To Get To Them

  • Australis

From relaxed day treks skirting glacial lakes and spotting local fauna and flora to multi-day hikes through some of the region’s most distinctive scenery, trekking in Patagonia offers enough variety and challenge to keep even the most experienced hikers busy. Pack a pair of sturdy trekking boots, a rucksack and a […]

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Top 5 Argentine Patagonia Highlights Not to Miss

  • Australis

An area that encompasses the southern regions of Chile and Argentina, Patagonia covers over 260,000-sq. miles (673,000-sq. km). It is for this reason that it’s difficult to see all of the ten highlights on this list in one holiday. Depending upon the length of your vacation, it’s wise to concentrate […]

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