Category Archive: Argentina

Jul 31 2015

Last tango . . before Paris

My tour around the world was about to end, one year later, in Buenos Aires. To be honest, I was never motivated to visit Buenos Aires but at the same time I did not want to miss one of the main cities in South America when I was around the corner and I liked the …

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Jul 23 2015

Need a shower? (at Iguaçu Falls)

My last stop in Brazil was Foç do Iguaçu, close to the Brazilian /Argentinian border. I was lucky to find (in advance) a very cheap flight Rio – Foç that saved me a bunch of endless hours by bus and a stopover in Sao Paulo that I did not feel like it. Leaving Rio was …

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Feb 02 2015

Mythical Fitz Roy

Our last stop in Argentinian Patagonia was El Chaltén, the closest town to mythical Fitz Roy and a paradise for hikers. On the first day, Alba and I took a shuttle bus to Hostería del Pilar where we started hiking along Río Blanco (8km) with nice views over Glaciar Piedras Blancas. From Campamento Río Blanco …

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Jan 30 2015

Patagonia On the Rocks (at Glaciar Perito Moreno)

I could not leave the Patagonia without visiting its Argentinian side so one day after finishing the “W Trek” I was on the road again direction to el Calafate to see two more MUSTS on my World Tour List: Glaciar Perito Moreno and mythical Fitz Roy. On the bus I met Alba from Olot, it …

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Dec 18 2011

A long journey . .

I wanted to go to Chile since many years but there was always the same problem: it was too far and I usually had few days off during December and January, the best season for Chile. At the end, I decided that it was better two weeks now than three-four weeks maybe never so I …

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