Argentina

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Searching for Cerros Torre and Fitz Roy

After spending two nights in El Calafate and visting the Perito Moreno Glacier, it was time to move onto our final Patagonian destination: El Chalten! This small town is nestled amongst some of the best-known peaks in Patagonia, and is a mecca for rock climbers. The town is also very well known for its hiking trail, with a slogan stating: “National Capital of Trekking”. This is not just lip service though. That title is actually the result of a National Law enshrined in January of 2015! Either way, this was a town we knew we wanted to visit when we […]

Patagonia without Borders…

Having wrapped up an amazing 9 days of trekking in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, you would be forgiven for thinking that was it for our Patagonia adventures. However, the truth is, we still had some more plans up our sleeves. In order to move onto the next phase of our trip, we had to keep our passports close at hand, since we were now on a bus heading from the Chilean Patagonia are to the Argentinean Patagonia. For those who may not have realized it, Patagonia isn’t just in one country. The region covers both Chile and […]