Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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Why you need to visit the Patagonia Lake District

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Most readers of this blog know Patagonia quite well. Many have been lucky enough to visit and fall in love with its natural wonders. It’s a beautiful, remote and unique part of the world. Adventurous holidaymakers don’t need much of a reason to hit the seas and go there – any excuse will do, from whale […]

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5 hiking gifts for adventurous loved ones

hiking gifts
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Hikers are some of the most adventurous people on earth. There’s something about scaling mountains, climbing rocks and navigating dangerous terrain that attracts risk-takers. These are the sort of people that seek thrills, and consequently, they can be hard to buy gifts for. Do you really think a traditional gift will keep an adventurous hiker […]

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Why you need a Patagonia Ascensionist Pack

patagonia ascensionist
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bSerious hikers and climbers know that the Patagonia Ascensionist Pack is a must-have. Patagonia is a market leader in adventure gear, and it’s a brand that serious adventurers trust. If you’re new to hiking and adventure vacation, it might be time to invest in one of your own. Don’t just take our word for it, […]

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3 of the best Glacier National Park hiking trails

glacier national park hiking
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Considering one of Argentina’s Glacier National Park hiking trails? The park, also known as Los Glaciares National Park, is a must-visit destination in Patagonia. Covering over 7,296 square kilometres, it’s Argentina’s largest national park. UNESCO declared it a world heritage site in 1981, and that should come as no surprise to anybody that’s ever visited. The Argentinian […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Antarctica Shackleton Expedition

shackleton expedition
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Regarded as one of the most remarkable stories of adventure of all time, the Shackleton expedition to Antarctica (or Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition as it’s officially known) has since inspired generations of explorers.

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5 Ways To Prepare For A Vacation in Patagonia In 2017

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As a top global destination for adventure tourism thanks to its acres of hiking trails, pristine wilderness and endemic flora and fauna, Patagonia tops many travel bucket lists.

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Climbing Cerro Dorotea

cerro dorotea
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Thirty years ago, the seaside town of Puerto Natales didn’t have a single traffic light, but it was already the gateway to Torres del Paine – even though many of those on a Patagonia expedition were shoestring backpackers who thumbed their way to Chile’s most famous national park. Most of them stayed in town only […]

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The Martial Glacier, my experience

Martial Glacier
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When I first saw Ushuaia, in the summer of 1979, not many foreign visitors were enjoying Patagonia adventure cruises there. Argentine and Chile had only recently avoided war over several small islands in the famous Beagle Channel and, in a seaside city with only about 11,000 inhabitants – it has more than five times that […]

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Infographic: Essentials for Planning a trip to Patagonia

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Travel Documents Ensure your passport is up-to-date and is valid for at least another six months. Check if you require a visa or to pay a reciprocity fee for entry into Argentine and/or Chile.   Ensure you’re covered with insurance for any medical emergencies abroad. Flights into Patagonia Argentina: Ezeiza International Airport (EZL) Buenos Aires […]

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Water at the Top of the World: Ojos Del Salado Lake

ojos del salado lake
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The Ojos del Salado lake in the Andes is the world’s highest lake. It is situated on the eastern face of Ojos del Salado, the world’s highest active volcano. The volcano and lake are part of the Andes mountain range, straddling the Chilean and Argentinean borders. No adventure vacation to South America is complete without a trek […]

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