Adventure Pursuit | El Chalten

El Chaltén: climbers’ paradise

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El Chaltén, an Argentine town, lies at the foothills of the Andes, on the other side of the profound Torres del Paine mountains. As I was arriving, my bus followed a long flat road around Widma moraine lake with its glacier on the other bank. A spectacular trio of Fitz Roy mountain and its surrounding […]

Adventure Pursuit | Perito Moreno

Perito Moreno: the glacier!

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Ever since I heard about this glacier, I knew I HAD TO see it. One of those things you are certain to do … someday. And so that day came. I found myself heading south on Ruta 40, towards Patagonia, where glaciers grow real big. Like Perrito Moreno. It was a long ride to El […]

Adventure Pursuit | El Bolsón

El Bolsón

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A hour or two south of San Carlos de Bariloche is a small town called El Bolsón. It is known for its chilled, hippie-like lifestyle, handcraft market and beautiful hikes into the mountains that surround it. It was the very first town I have known in Argentina on my visa run from Chile and I […]

Adventure Pursuit | Cañón del Atuel

Exploring Cañón del Atuel

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In Mendoza region, at the foothills of the Andes, spreads a canyon called after its river, Atuel. It is one of the must-see destinations for whoever passes through this part of Argentina so even I had to go and see it. I was lucky to join a tour of Hostel San Rafael where I volunteered […]