El Chaitén – Fitz Roy, Cerró Torre and Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

If you are a fan of mountains and colours then i hope you will enjoy this post. There are many photos... Since watching the movie Alive I’ve been fascinated by the Anides. Not that I want to crash and eat my friends, but the vastness of them. I remember where they finally manage to ascend …

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Bariloche – Refugio Frey and Refugio López treks

After returning from Gaiman on Friday I collected my bags and headed to the bus station for my first (16hr) bus journey to Bariloche. I booked the more expensive seats, which meant they nearly reclined fully turning them into beds. When I awoke the landscape had changed into grassy foothills and quickly turned evergreen and …

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Gaiman, a little slice of Welsh in Patagonia

My bus to Bariloche didn’t leave until 8pm Friday night so I thought I’d take some time to visit Gaiman a town built by Welsh settlers and famous for serving Welsh Tea in several tea rooms. Some people here even still speak Welsh. I jumped on the bus for Trelew (leaving Puerto Madryn every hour), …

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Puerto Madryn, Punta Tombo and Peninsula Valdes

My next stop was Puerto Madryn in Patagonia travelling over 1500 miles on two flights. I was particularly excited as Patagonia is one of the main reasons that I came to South America. I awoke early, took a taxi to Salta airport, withdrew cash and in the process left my card in the machine. Thanks …

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