El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy: Argentina’s Hiking Capital

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El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy If you are into hiking, El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy need to be on your Patagonia itinerary. Located just north of Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten is Argentina’s hiking capital. It was founded in 1985 to cater to hikers in the area. You can day hike from the town or overnight hike whichever you prefer. It is a small town and you can walk to everything. And as an added bonus, the … Read More

Entering Torres Del Paine National Park via Rio Serrano

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Torres Del Paine National Park Torres del Paine National Park, in Chile, is one of the most visited parts of Patagonia. And having been there you can see why. It is stunning. The wildlife is spectacular including condors and guanacos. The hiking is well marked and plentiful, allowing you to explore even the furthest reaches of the park. When I began researching this portion of the trip, I must say I was confused. It was very difficult to find clear … Read More

Exploring the Natural Beauty of Bariloche

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San Carlos De Bariloche, or just Bariloche, is a beautiful town in Argentina on the shores of Lake (Lago) Nahuel Huapi. Looking like something from a child’s story book, Bariloche is picture perfect. The lake is a stunning deep blue color, especially when it reflects the sky. The town is surrounded by mountains and the architecture has a definite alpine feel. A destination in all seasons, Bariloche has a lot to offer. With peaks reaching up to 2000 meters, in … Read More

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