Hiking to Bosque Tallado!

Just a couple miles outside El Bolson a dirt road turns off the main drag and heads up into the foothills of a mountain range that borders one side of this verdant valley. The dirt road was steep and 8 kilometers long to my destination. I held out my thumb to hitch from the fewmore …

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The Lovely Blue of Lago Puelo!

The bus took less than an hour from El Bolson to Lago Puelo. This is a National Park area and is incredibly beautiful! A large marina held very few boats. But there was some activity going on it it, nonetheless. One of the rivers feeding the lake spreads out and is very shallow at itsmore …

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El Bolson The Bountiful!

Back in the 70s the hippies started flocking to the valley area of El Bolson. The Mediterranean-like climate is perfect for growing all types of vegetables and food trees, and the nearby lake – Lago Puelo – is fed by several large crystal-clean rivers which all add life and ambiance to the region. The hippiesmore …

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Glacier Moreno in it’s Glory!

Caught the bus in downtown El Calafate at about 9:30 a.m. and by 11 a.m. we pulled into Glacier Moreno parking lot. We had only 3.5 hours to see the glacier before the bus would pick us up again, so I hustled as fast as possible to the strong metal walkway that led about 1/4more …

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