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    Patagonia hiking: tips for the the best hikes in Patagonia

    All the best in Patagonia hiking – my tips for the best hikes in Patagonia Patagonia is on many people’s bucket list and that’s with good reason. Argentina and Chile’s most southern region is quite often mentioned by the media as must visit destination. If you ask me, a three time Patagonia traveler and hiking fan, I think that is all right. Patagonia is quite amazing. I figured I’d gather all my Patagonia hiking information for you in this blog with the best hikes in Patagonia.   Let me start by saying that up and until today I have not found what Patagonia exactly is. Some say it’s anything down…

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    Why a trip to Argentina should be on your bucketlist!

    The ultimate trip to Argentina Argentina is one of those places you will have to visit at some point in your life. It’s the land of the tango, the gaucho’s, soccer and our Queen Maximá. For me it’s also a land of extremes. Over the past seven years, I was lucky enough to visit Argentina no less than four times and I still haven’t seen all I’d like to see there. You can do some really great hiking, you can roam around in dazzling Buenos Aires and you can enjoy some really good meals. Oh and there’s also plenty of wildlife, it’s road trip paradise and it’s a great place…

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    Things to do in Ushuaia at the End of the World

    Things to do in Ushuaia, the end of the world in Argentina Ushuaia’s nickname is ‘Fin del Mundo’, which means End of the World. Is it really the end of the world then? Officially it’s not, however for many travelers it’s the southernmost piece of land they will ever reach on their journeys. Unless you are continuing on to Cape Horn or Antarctica, that is. Ushuaia is located all the way down south in Argentinean Patagonia, at the shores of the Beagle Channel. There are some 55.000 people living down there and they have to bear with a lot of wind and cold weather. The average temperature in summer is no…

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    Patagonia Roadtrip: Ruta de los Siete Lagos & Lanín National Park

    It’s said that the Ruta de los Siete Lagos is one of the most stunning drives in Argentina, so needless to say we expected a lot of it. Most people drive it while heading up north from Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes or take a day tour from Bariloche. We had already done a short part of it upon entering Argentina from Chile, so therefore we decided to head the alternative way and first drive to Villa Traful along Ruta 237. This turned out to be a great alternative because there were almost no cars there and it was pretty different than the Ruta de los Siete Lagos. Much dryer…