Category Archives: Argentina
Mid December 2017 : We both hiked up toward Mt Fitz Roy, a mountain in Patagonia, on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is located in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, near El Chaltén village and Viedma lake. First climbed in 1952 by French alpinists Lionel Terray and Guido Magnone, it remains among … Continue reading
We have been working our way down the east side of the South American continent, pretty much following the main route to Ushuaia, veering off for a few days here and there. We camped along rivers, on beaches and twice … Continue reading
After we dropped off our camper at Sandra’s near Colonia in Uruguay in March 2016 we flew home for a break. The plan was to return after a few months to drive south to Ushuaia. The standard route for most … Continue reading
We are skipping winter in Patagonia and will continue our travels in October 2017. So long.
February 2016 Driving through the irrigated vineyards of Mendoza we marveled at the fancy wineries, it felt like we were in California’s Napa Valley. You can tour the different plush wineries, taste the Malbec and buy a case. After an overnight stop in … Continue reading
End of January 2016 The eastern slope of the Argentinian Andes is drier than we had expected. However, sophisticated watering systems, some dating back to the indigenous people, allow for irrigating and agriculture. Slowly we worked our way south. We … Continue reading