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

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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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Hidden Gems: 7 Stunning Places in South America You’ve Never Heard Of

Rainbow-colored mountains, glaciers pouring into the ocean and some of the globe’s oldest mountains; it’s fair to say that South America is blessed with a wealth of utterly dazzling sights.

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

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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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Important Argentina Traditions and Where to Experience Them

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Do you know your bombilla from your parrilla or the history behind the most symbolic of all Argentina traditions, tango?

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Hiking in Patagonia’s Stunning Cerro Castillo National Reserve

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Patagonia is brimming with hiking trails and exciting parks that can be visited on foot. One of the least known is Cerro Castillo National Reserve, around 60-miles south of Coyhaique along the Carretera Austral. The park is recognizeable for the jagged peaks of Cerro Castillo and the cobalt blue waters of the lagoon at the base […]

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Trekking Trails Around Lapataia Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park

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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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6 Incredible Reasons to Make Norway Top of Your Bucket List

Deep, silent fjords, landscapes of rugged, snow-capped peaks and skies so clear that they dance with the lights of the Aurora Borealis, Norway is a country that has it all. If you’re not already sold, discover our six reasons why Norway needs to be top of your bucket list.

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Cerro Santa Lucia And Other Highlights of Santiago

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While the Chilean capital may seem to be but a thriving, modern hub of skyscrapers and trendy eateries, if you search in the correct places, you’ll find some hidden, historic gems. Among one of the oldest is Cerro Santa Lucia, a small hill at the heart of downtown Santiago and one of the city’s most […]

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A Short History of Legendary Cape Horn, South America

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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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Argentina Itinerary Ideas for Short But Sweet Two-Week Vacations

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As the second largest country in South America, it should come as no surprise that one visit to Argentina is never enough. But it’s not just its huge array of landmarks and relaxed cities that’ll have you coming back again and again. No, Argentina’s sunny climate, warm, welcoming people and staggering diversity of flora and […]

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