Category Archives: Argentina

Mendoza

Four weeks quickly passed and we were finally in Mendoza, our concluding city to Argentina before crossing international borders again into Chile. And what a perfect way to end Argentina—with the breathtaking Andes mountains beyond the autumn foliage of vineyards, … Continue reading

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Cordoba

Years ago at my company I worked with a team from Cordoba, Argentina.  Two of the guys I worked with have a similar thirst for adventure as I do, so we kept in touch on social media even after I parted ways with my … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires: The Overrated City

“I’m worried that 11 days won’t be enough time for Buenos Aires,” I told an Argentinian friend, who lives in Cordoba. Everyone says there are endless activities in Buenos Aires (BsAs). “It’s just a big, ugly city,” he simply responded. … Continue reading

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Bariloche

Bariloche, the “Lake Tahoe” of Argentina, is packed in the summer and winter seasons with internationals and locals. Having the only true ski resort and village in the entire South American continent, Bariloche boasts quite the reputation for its terrain … Continue reading

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Cerro Fitz Roy

El Chalten, the sleepy quaint town 215 km (2.5 hours) north of El Calafate, is home to the awe-inspiring peak of Cerro Fitz Roy, whose famed silhouette helped inspire the logo for the outdoor clothing brand Patagonia.  As we approached … Continue reading

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Glaciers

No trip to Patagonia is complete without a close encounter with at least one of the several glaciers in the southern region of South America. And, like in Punta Arenas (and mostly in Torres del Paine), the weather was in … Continue reading

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