Patagonia is a huge, diverse wilderness encompassing 300,000 square miles of southern Argentina and is home to one of the country’s most scenic road trips. La Ruta de los Siete Lagos or ‘Seven Lakes Route,’ spanning 108km of famous Ruta 40, provides the opportunity to view the immense landscape and spectacular beauty of the area. […]
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.