Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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How to get to Torres del Paine from Puerto Natales bus station

puerto natales bus station
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The Torres del Paine is the jewel in the crown of Chilean Patagonia. Lying on the border with Argentina, the park features wonders like the infamous W trek, abundant wildlife, and the imposing Paine Massif. However, despite its fame, the Torres del Paine is somewhat of a challenge to get to – but that’s what […]

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Patagonian scallops and 4 other dishes you have to try

patagonian scallops
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When most people think of Patagonia, they think of glaciers, mountains, big skies, and vast untouched wilderness. While many travelers will head to Patagonia for long hikes, extreme sports, and a simpler way of life, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the finer things in life during your stay. Both Argentine and Chilean […]

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Cape Horn boats: Which yachts can navigate the notorious headland?

cape horn boats
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At Cape Horn boats face a challenge like no other. As one of the most unpredictable shipping lanes on the planet, only the most experienced sailors dare take on the crossing. The cape’s conditions are as a result of several factors, largely to do with its extremely southerly latitude. This location creates fierce prevailing winds […]

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How to get from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

puerto natales to el calafate
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The vast region of Patagonia isn’t confined to one country. In fact, it actually stretches across most of southern Chile and Argentina. It’s almost impossible to see every part of Patagonia in a single vacation – but if you wanted to create a fairly comprehensive trip, you might want to visit both Argentinian and Chilean […]

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A quick guide to trekking the Huemul Circuit

huemul circuit
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Patagonia offers some of the world’s breathtaking hikes. Most die-hard adventurers will cite the Torres del Paine W trek as the ultimate Patagonian trail – however, there is a lesser known route that’s a strong contender for the title. In a remote corner of Los Glaciares National Park, the Huemul Circuit offers explorers an incredible […]

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10 reasons you need to go on a Patagonia fjord cruise

patagonia fjord
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A Patagonia fjord cruise is an experience you’ll never forget. From the majestic blue glaciers to the vast array of marine life, there is a breathtaking encounter around every corner. After all, where else in the world can you retrace the footsteps of Charles Darwin whilst getting up close and personal with thousand-strong penguin colonies? […]

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Practical Information for Visiting Patagonia

visiting patagonia
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Perhaps best known as a destination for the adventurous traveller, Patagonia has an incredibly rich range of native wildlife and various options to enjoy nature. In this article we would like to give you some practical information for visting Patagonia. Accomodations Thanks to the rise in tourist numbers that the region has seen over the […]

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Peso-pinching peak season family holidays: Patagonia on a budget

peak season family holidays
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Patagonia is a wonderful place to visit with your family. This remote, rugged landscape is filled with opportunities for adventure. From hiking to kayaking, climbing to cycling, there’s a wealth of outdoor activities to keep the kids entertained. With so much to do and see, Patagonia is certain to capture your children’s imagination. However, many […]

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Following Darwin’s journey aboard a Patagonia passenger ship

patagonia passenger ship
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Tierra del Fuego has inspired scientists and nature lovers for centuries. The endemic species, snow-capped mountains, and majestic glacial landforms provided inspiration for some of history’s most significant scientific discoveries. For instance, it was in this wild and windswept place that Charles Darwin gathered research for his most important work, On the Origin of Species. […]

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Sea, stars and sky: The symbolism of the Tierra del Fuego flag

tierra del fuego flag
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Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at the very tip of South America, divided from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The largest island is Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, with other smaller islets including the Diego Ramírez Islands, Darwin Island and Cape Horn. Chile and Argentina share the province; however, the islands […]

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