A colorful sunset in Puerto Madryn, in the Chubut province of Argentina. This shore and the nearby caves are where 153 Welsh settlers first lived when they arrived here in 1865, establishing Y Wladfa Gymreig, or ‘The Welsh Colony.’
Archives for January 2013
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
Getting to Las Grutas Las Grutas is 1072 km from Buenos Aires, which explains why it is principally a popular tourist destination for those who reside in Patagonia and relatively few Porteños vacation here. Las Grutas is also not well-serviced by flights, although there are a few flights to nearby San Antonio Oeste. If arriving […]
Five three-week old kittens discovered in a hole in the ground in the Chubut province of Argentina. December and January are the most taxing months for animal protectionists in Argentina. The cause is holiday fireworks. Across Argentina, pets get scared by fireworks on Christmas and New Year’s Eve and run away — most never to […]
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 […]