Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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10 amazing Perito Moreno glacier facts

types of glaciers
8 minutos

The mighty Perito Moreno glacier is one of the most spectacular sights in Argentine Patagonia. Located in the Los Glaciares National Park, the Perito Moreno glacier is one of the largest of the 48 glaciers emanating from Patagonia’s Southern Ice Field. Here, we run through 10 amazing Perito Moreno glacier facts to prime you for […]

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Hanging valleys and pyramidal peaks: Features of glacial erosion

features of glacial erosion
7 minutos

Patagonia is home to some of the most dramatic landscape in the world. From towering mountains to vast deserts, the region features some amazing landforms. Perhaps the most breathtaking of these sights are glaciers. Formed over thousands of years, seeing the cirques, peaks and valleys formed by glacial activity is certainly an incredible encounter with […]

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Pro packing: Our comprehensive mountain camping checklist

mountain camping checklist
9 minutos

Mountain camping in Patagonia requires some extra planning compared to a regular weekend in the country. There are several things that you’ll need to take into account when preparing a mountain camping checklist – perhaps most importantly, it’s finding the right balance between safety and weight. Furthermore, what you take will depend on the length […]

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Your hiking first aid kit: The essentials

hiking first aid kit
8 minutos

When preparing a hiking first aid kit, there are many things that need to be taken into account. Often the solution isn’t to take absolutely everything you can think of; after all, you don’t want to be carrying unnecessary weight. However, you need to be prepared. This will depend on where you’re going, how long […]

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The best of Mar del Plata, Argentina: Beaches, bars and attractions

mar del plata argentina
7 minutos

Mar del Plata is Argentina’s most popular beach resort. As the country’s second most visited city after Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata Argentina perfectly marries a seaside escape with a lively city break. The city also has plenty to offer those who love the great outdoors; Mar del Plata boasts 30km of Atlantic coastline that […]

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10 things to do in Bariloche Patagonia

bariloche patagonia
8 minutos

Situated on the banks of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Bariloche is the gateway to Patagonia. Bariloche was founded by German settlers, and subsequently, is reminiscent of a quaint alpine town. Today, Bariloche is considered one of the best ski resorts in the Andes, attracting winter sports enthusiasts from far and wide. During the summer months, […]

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Why is it so challenging to sail around Cape Horn?

around cape horn
6 minutos

An old sailing saying goes, “below 40 degrees latitude, there is no law; below 50, there is no God.” Cape Horn, the southerly headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, is at 56 degrees south – which makes sailing around Cape Horn especially difficult. When gale force winds and huge waves hit, even the most […]

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Climbing volcanoes: South America countries to visit

volcanoes south america countries
8 minutos

Summiting one of the volcanoes South America countries have to offer is nothing short of a spiritual experience. Volcanoes are some of the most powerful natural phenomena, with incredible destructive and creative potential. When we think of volcanoes, we imagine a mighty mountain spewing ash and lava, decimating everything in its path. However, it is […]

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Grill like a gaucho: Cook steak like they do in Las Pampas, Argentina

las pampas argentina
9 minutos

In Argentina, asado is a not simply a barbeque, it’s a ritual. Family and friends will gather to enjoy Argentina’s finest cuisine – churrasco, or steak. Grass-fed, tender and juicy, there are few cuts that can rival the beef reared in the vast plains of Las Pampas Argentina. Patrolled by the nation’s folk heroes, the […]

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Island xtreme sports in Patagonia: Adventures for the fearless

island xtreme
6 minutos

The region of Patagonia covers the southern tip of both Argentina and Chile. With frozen glaciers, huge mountains and raging rivers, some of the world’s most breathtaking landscape is in Patagonia. As a result, Patagonia’s network of islands, plains, and mountains is a haven for xtreme sports lovers. Here, we run through the top mountain, river and […]

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