Volcanoes and lakes in Pucón, Chile

Pucón is a Chilean city located in the Araucanía region, approximately 800 km south of Santiago. It is a very popular destination since it offers a variety of sports and adventure activities (kayaking, trekking, skydiving, water skiing, snow skiing) but…

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Surrounded by lakes around Bariloche

Argentina’s Lake District is a gorgeous destination full of mountains, forests, rivers and, as the name suggests, plenty of lakes. Although the Spanish explored this area in the 16th century, the Mapuche dominated it until the 19th century. And even…

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Route 40 – Our last days in Patagonia

Route 40 is the longest route in Argentina and one of the longest in the world (along with the Route 66 in US, the Trans-Canada Highway in Canada and the Stuart Highway in Australia). This route runs parallel to the…

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Hiking and driving in Torres del Paine

Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is one of the most spectacular national parks in Chile and of course in South America. UNESCO declared it a biosphere reserve in 1978 and it is internationally recognized as one of the most beautiful…

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Puerto Natales: a gastronomic stop

Puerto Natales meant to be only a quick stop of two nights between our stay in Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina) and Torres del Paine National Park (Chile). In fact we were undecided between staying in Punta Arenas or Puerto…

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Exploring The End of the World

Ushuaia is often referred to as “The End of the World” or “El Fin del Mundo”. It is the most southern city in the Planet (and of course the southern place of our roadtrip across South America)! Ushuaia is also…

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The incredible nature on the road to Ushuaia

After staying for 4 nights around Península Valdés, Punta Tombo, Puerto Madryn and Trelew we drove to Rio Gallegos where it was expected to do a car check up before continuing this trip. It was a surprising coast, probably because…

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Walking with penguins at Punta Tombo

Punta Tombo is the most important and largest Magellan Penguins colony in South America. In the summer it’s possible to see more than a half million of them along the natural reserve 3 km trail. They migrate to Punta Tombo from…

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The unique and wild Península Valdés

Peninsula Valdés (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is one of the best places to see wildlife in South America. It is located in the north east of Chubut province in Patagonia (Argentina) and it has around 3,625 km2 in size. It’s…

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