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Ruta de los Siete Lagos: A Guide to Argentina’s Lake District

Google things to do in Patagonia and you’ll be spoilt with iconic images of Mount Fitz Roy in El Chalten, crashing icebergs at Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate and the towering peaks of Torres del Paine in Chile.  The Carretera Austral road trip may even make an appearance in the results. But northern Patagonia, …

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Things to Do in San Martin de los Andes: A Complete Guide

Imposing volcanoes, deep blue lakes, hiking trails and a Swiss ski village charm make San Martin de los Andes an idyllic setting to kick off your Patagonian adventure. Not nearly as busy or built up as Bariloche, 190 kilometres further south, San Martin de los Andes is a more laid back alternative. Resting on the …

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Lihue Calel National Park: Giant Chinchillas, Ancient Rock Art & A Missing Puma

Argentina has no less than 46 national parks.  Many are well known like Iguazu, Tierra del Fuego and Los Glaciares. But Lihue Calel National Park is relatively unheard of. It’s remote location deep in La Pampa province, means few passers by. With no big ticket natural wonders, or nearby popular tourist attractions, Lihue Calel National …

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Our Chiloé Island Road Trip Itinerary for Independent Travelers & Route Planning Tips

Planning a trip to Chiloé Island but not sure what route to take or where to visit? We’ve got you covered with this one week Chiloé Island itinerary – perfect for a road trip. When we began our Patagonian adventure, we’d never heard of Chiloé Island. But with more than one passing recommendation from fellow …

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El Chalten tours and activities for your Patagonian adventure

El Chalten is one of the best places for hiking in Patagonia. Located inside Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina’s Santa Cruz province, the town lies in the shadow of one of the most famous views in all Patagonia. While Mount Fitz Roy is the most well known landmark, there’s a lot more to discover …

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Laguna San Rafael Glacier: Fjords, Icebergs & Seals

If you’re planning a trip to Patagonia, chances are you’ve heard of Perito Moreno, Argentina’s constantly advancing glacier. Well think of San Rafael Glacier as its little brother, only more difficult to reach so more adventurous and way less touristy. One of the largest glaciers of the Northern Patagonian Ice field in southern Chile, you …

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Argentina Patagonia | The definitive guide

This is the only Argentinian Patagonia travel guide you need from a couple who’ve just spent 5 months exploring the region. Travel in Patagonia, Argentina is a unique experience and more than lives up to expectations. We loved every minute of our journey. We’ve created this guide to Argentina’s Patagonia guide to help fellow travellers …

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The definitive guide to Chilean Patagonia

This is the only Chilean Patagonia travel guide you need from a couple who’ve just spent 5 months exploring the region. Travel in Patagonia, Chile is a unique experience and more than lives up to expectations. We loved every minute of our journey. Every (sometimes painful) hike, every jaw-dropping view, and every mile we travelled. …

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Where to stay in Chiloe Island | Best hotels, hostels and camping

Are you looking for the best places to stay on Chiloe Island, Chile? We’ve spent some time pulling together this list of best hotels, hostels, Airbnbs and even free camping spots on this Chilean island. Now the only thing you have to worry about is finding the right one for your travel style and budget. Chiloe …

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Mindblowing highlights of Argentinian Patagonia

The variety of landscapes in the Argentinian Patagonia is as extreme as the distances involved in getting there. Between the towering peaks of the Andes and the windswept pampas plains, Patagonia is an outdoor lovers paradise. Patagonia is unforgettable. If you’re looking for inspiration or planning a trip to Argentina in the southern summer, Patagonia …

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The South American obsession with Yerba Mate

A Uruguayan family arrive to watch the sunsetting over the river in Montevideo, the father clutching a flask under his arm. In one hand he holds a bag of something we don’t recognise; in the other, an odd shaped cup. As his wife and teenage children arrange deck chairs on the grassy, beachside knoll, he …

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