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All You Need to Know About Spotting Patagonia Wildlife

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10 minutos

Although Patagonia might be better known for its superlative landscapes, it’s inhabited by a hugely diverse selection of animals. If you’re planning a trip here to enjoy the region’s access to untouched wildernesses and plethora of outdoor activities, you’ll find that it’s easy to combine this with a little bit of Patagonia wildlife spotting. Let us introduce […]

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Patagonian Fauna as Art

5 minutos

Some two decades ago, Argentina toyed with the idea of moving its capital from Buenos Aires to the city of Viedma, in its northern Patagonian province of Río Negro. In the end, Porteño politicians preferred visiting Patagonia to permanent residence there, but Buenos Aires still offers reminders of the far south – one of my […]

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

6 minutos

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 beautiful landscapes 10 km, 21 […]

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Patagonia Wildlife: Best Times for Viewing Patagonia Animals

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6 minutos

Patagonia is as unique as it is enormous; a place where chunks of ice as large as double-decker buses break off vast glaciers into the ocean below. It is an untamed wonderland home to some of the few remaining uninhabited places on Earth and ecosystems and habitats that are rife with wildlife. For adventurous travellers, […]

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7 Awe-Inspiring Patagonian Adventures To Have In 2017

8 minutos

Let’s face it, few places on the planet live and breathe adventure more than the glacier-riddled and hiking hot spot that is Patagonia. So make 2017 your year of adventure with these seven awe-inspiring trips to take in Patagonia.

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

san rafael glacier
7 minutos

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.  But this remarkable natural landmark […]

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4 Reasons You’ll Want to Visit Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia

cerro fitz roy
6 minutos

Whether your visit to Cerro Fitz Roy takes the form of summiting its lauded peak or a more leisurely hike to Laguna de Los Tres at its base, here are four reasons why you can’t miss Argentine Patagonia’s most famous mountain.

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“In Patagonia” And Four Other Classic Books About Patagonia

6 minutos

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 take you on a journey […]

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How To Plan A Cruise From Punta Arenas the Smart Way

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8 minutos

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 planning your cruise. From itinerary […]

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Essential Patagonia Facts to Know Before Travelling in the Region

patagonia facts
9 minutos

You’ve booked your flights and you’re ready to land in one of the planet’s most exceptional areas of natural beauty. But before you travel, it’s worth reading the following essential Patagonia facts to make sure that your trip runs as smoothly as possible.

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