El Bolsón has a reputation as Patagonia’s chilled-out hippy haven and its main attraction is the El Bolsón Regional Fair. Set in the main square, Plaza Pagano, the fair has grown since its inception in the early 1970s to become Patagonia’s largest street fair. Depending on the season, the Feria Regional de El Bolsón features […]
The unexplored and unexploited beaches of Las Grutas are located in the southern and chillier half of Argentina’s long coastline. Despite its location closer to Antarctica than popular beaches to the north, the Gulf of San Matias boasts the warmest and bluest waters, at almost 27 C, on the entire eastern seaboard. Located only 15km […]
The sun rises on 2013 in Patagonia, Argentina. 2012 was a eventful year for Argentina. The country expropriated and renationalized its gas company, YPF, scaring off many international investors. Early in 2012 the state of public transportation was in the news after 51 people died and several hundred were injured in a train accident at […]
The hills around Lake Nahuel Huapi in Bariloche explode with the vibrant colors of wildflowers late into the season.
If you’re looking for a ‘creole barbecue’ in Bariloche check out a local favorite, El Chucaro. The parilla has a cowboy feel with bright lighting that says, ‘hello family and friends’ more than ‘welcome lovebirds.’ El Chucaro is a family-run barbecue spot popular on weekends to eat some of the world’s best beef at a […]