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Travel Tips & Review for Patagonia & Antarctica

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It took us a while to turn the Hulman's adventure through Argentina, Chile, and Antarctica into a blog because a. their trip was so expansive and varied and b. their evaluation was FILLED with memories, insights, tips for future travelers, and jaw dropping photos.  They started their journey in Santiago where they explored the city and the Cas...
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A Guide to El Chalten and Fitz Roy

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The colorful mountain town of El Chalten is located right near Argentina's border with Chile in the heart of Los Glaciares National Park. Bordering the Southern Ice Field, the third largest mass of ice on the planet, the landscape around this town is rugged, dramatic, and impressive. Known as the trekking capital of Argentina, El Chaltén means "smo...
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A Guide to El Calafate

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El Calafate is most famous as the gateway to the Perito Moreno glacier. Located 80km from town, the Perito Moreno draws all manner of visitors to the area and El Calafate is the logical hub for exploration. With the growing popularity of the glacier El Calafate has been transformed from a quaint town to a chic and bustling summer getaway in th...
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Alternative Options for Exploring the Glaciers of Los Glaciares National Park

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The Perito Moreno Glacier is incredibly impressive. Considered an 8th natural wonder of the world, there are few glaciers this large and this active that people can get close to. A t over 3 miles (5 km) in width, the glacier reaches heights of 240 feet above the surface of Lago Argentino. What you can see is just a tiny part of the g...
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Iconic Creatures of Patagonia: What, When, and Where to to See Them

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Andean Condor The Andean condor is the most iconic of all Patagonia creatures. It plays a huge role in the folklore of South America and is the national symbol of Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. With a wingspan of over 10 feet, these massive birds are often seen circling in the sky, perhaps ...
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