patagonia

Things to do in Patagonia :

  • Ice Trekking!! Viedma Glacier and Perito Moreno Glacier are both great options for adventure travel seekers.
  • Explore the incredibly scenery with a hiking excursion with Adventure Life and experience the wildlife and landscape of Fitz Roy, Laguna de Los Tres, El Chalten and more.
  • Take in all of the wonder of the Torres Del Paine with a trek or kayaking adventure.

Hotels in Patagonia :

  • Learn about the gaucho culture, enjoy a horseback ride and dine on specialties of Patagonian cuisine at El Gapon del Glacier.
  • Ecocamp is a unique environmentally responsible lodge at the base of the Torres Del Paine.

Pictures of Patagonia :

Glacier-topia!! Roll on over to my Patagonia photo gallery and see these massive forms in all of their icy glory along with other breathtaking scenery from the region.

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Argentina Glacier Photography

March 29, 2013 16 Comments »

Earlier this week I wrote all about the two famous glacier treks you can do in Argentina/Patagonia.  One of my favorite things about trekking Perito Moreno and Viedma glaciers were the views and perspective you had on the ice.  You can’t really appreciate the sheer size and power of a glacier until you walk on […]

Mate Manners

March 28, 2013 5 Comments »

mate drink

The Cebador hands me the cuia, I pause for a moment and think about everything I have learned. I slowly extend my right hand looking him in the eyes and giving him a slight nod. I take the first drink from the bombilla careful not to move it around but instead let it sit stiffly […]

Perito Moreno Vs. Viedma Glacier Tour

March 26, 2013 27 Comments »

Viedma Glacier Tour

In this corner – we have the world champion Perito Moreno Glacier known through out the world for it’s heavyweight size and knock-out calving punch. In the other corner we the Viedma Glacier – a scrappy new opponent offering a powerful one-two punch of adventure and crevasses. Lets get ready to rumble! Two Glaciers, both […]

Group Dynamics Patagonia

March 22, 2013 17 Comments »

I looked around the table and wondered – how did this happen? How is it that at 43 I’m the youngest one on this hiking trip AND I’ve got the dullest stories? For the first time in my travels, my travel and adventure experiences are overshadowed by the people around me. I eagerly ask them […]

Where Sheep Roam – Patagonia

March 15, 2013 5 Comments »

They were lurking in the landscapes – I knew they were there – but you seldom see them. Occasionally – among the flat golden grasses you’d see one, on his horse, with his signature gaucho beret hat, quiet aura, and chiseled features. He had an eye on the cattle or sheep with the help of […]

Panoramic Patagonia

March 8, 2013 21 Comments »

Patagonia is a part of the world that is meant to seen in a super wide perspective.  I spent a month in Patagonia and not a day went by where I didn’t stop, look around me and think “This is perfect”.  I felt like the sky and clouds could swallow me – I felt small.  […]