Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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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

8 minutos

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

7 minutos

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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The Best El Chaltén Hiking Trails

el chalten hiking
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Argentina’s El Chalten hiking trails are a must-do for the adventurous Patagonia traveller. El Chalten is part of the Los Glaciares National Park, home (perhaps unsurprisingly) to more glaciers than anywhere else in Patagonia. Though there is plenty to do in Los Glaciares, El Chalten is decidedly all about hiking. There are many different hiking trails to […]

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Adventure Activities To Try In and Around Argentina’s Lago Nahuel Huapi

Nahuel Huapi
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Dominating the surrounding area and visible from practically every corner of Bariloche, Lago Nahuel Huapi is a stunning stretch of crystalline water in the Lake District of Argentina. While Bariloche makes for an excellent place to kick back, enjoy delicious food and Argentine craft beer for a few days, adventure enthusiasts can be satisfied in […]

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