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A Patagonia Trip Planner For Three Weeks in the Region

patagonia trip planner
10 minutos

Although Patagonia covers a huge area of over 402,700sq.-miles (over one million km²), three weeks is enough for seeing some of the region’s most celebrated sights. This Patagonia trip planner sets out the unmissable attractions to fit into your itinerary and gives practical information about how to travel between the different cities and towns.

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The Story Behind Patagonia’s Newest Parks

8 minutos

In the last few decades, change has been afoot in Patagonia with regards to its approach to conservation and returning lands that have been used for grazing for centuries back to their original wild states. Central to this transition has been a couple from the US: Kris McDivitt Tompkins and her husband, the late Douglas […]

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7 Fascinating Facts About Upsala Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park

upsala glacier
6 minutos

Often overshadowed by the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier also located in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina, Upsala Glacier deserves more recognition for its unique and record-breaking traits. So here are seven fascinating facts about this incredible glacier.

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How to Get From El Calafate to El Chaltén in Argentine Patagonia

el calafate to el chalten
6 minutos

Huge glaciers streaming down from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and snow-capped peaks rearing up out of the Andes Mountains: this is the landscape awaiting visitors in southern Argentina. Traveling from El Calafate to El Chaltén and spending a few nights in each town allows visitors to see the region’s highlights.

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6 Reasons Why Patagonia Is An Incredible Destination For Photographers

7 minutos

Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional photographer, nothing beats shooting that moment of perfection when stunning scenery and optimum light conditions align. In many places, this can be difficult to find, but in Patagonia, one of the wildest, most beautiful and photogenic places on the planet, prepare to be struck by how impossible it […]

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5 Tips For Planning A Torres del Paine Tour in Patagonia

torres del paine tour
8 minutos

A stunning landscape of granite peaks, colossal glaciers and windswept, arid grasslands, Torres del Paine National Park is Patagonia’s most famous adventure travel destination. Easily accessible for even short Patagonian itineraries, this enthralling national park is best visited with a Torres del Paine tour.

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El Calafate Weather and the Best Time to Visit Glacier Perito Moreno

el calafate weather
7 minutos

As one of the most impressive glaciers in the world, Perito Moreno near El Calafate is a must-visit on any trip to Argentine Patagonia. To ensure the optimum conditions for viewing and photographing this awe-inspiring natural spectacle, we’ve compiled a guide to El Calafate weather and the best times of year for visiting.

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What Can You Expect to See on a Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas?

cruise from ushuaia to punta arenas
9 minutos

A cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas is a unique opportunity to explore an incredible network of forest-lined channels, national parks and historic landmarks. As many of these places are only accessible by exploration cruise ship, this really is the only way to travel in the region.

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Trekking Trails Around Lapataia Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park

Lapataia Bay
6 minutos

Sub-Antarctic forests and idyllic views across the sound and beyond to the frigid seas of the Beagle Channel characterize Lapataia Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park.

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A Short History of Legendary Cape Horn, South America

cape horn south america
6 minutos

This wind-ravaged outcrop of basalt where the raging oceans of the Atlantic, Pacific and Southern meet may not look important. But Cape Horn, South America has played its fair role in maritime history.

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