Monthly Archives: February 2013

Argentina: A country of contrasts

Int 47 Intro Argentina

In this introductory feature to our journey across Argentina we give some insight to the history and geography of the country as we travelled … Continue reading

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Argentina: In Search of Lost Civilizations

Int #41 - Quilmes

Our travels take us through the heart of the Aconquija Range to one of the sacred valleys of the American continent in search of … Continue reading

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Argentina: Talampaya and Gondwana

Int #41 - Talampaya 1

The existence of the continent of Gondwana is still a hotly debated hypothesis by geologists and in Talampaya in the Province of La Rioja … Continue reading

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Argentina: The Welsh Settlers

Int #42 - Welsh settlers

In 1865, 150 Welsh immigrants escaping from poverty, politics and the prohibition of the Welsh tongue in their schools, sailed into Puerto Madryn in … Continue reading

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Argentina: The Land of Glaciers

Int #40 Perito Moreno

The land of glaciers is a world of natural beauty comprising 34 glaciers and declared a National Heritage site by UNESCO. El Parque Nacional … Continue reading

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Argentina: Patagonia

Int #40 - Guanacos

En route to the glaciers, we travelled the road between Rio Gallegos and Calafate. This route is often overlooked by travellers because of its … Continue reading

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Argentina: Tierra del Fuego

Int #39 Tierra del Fuego

Primarily consisting of one large island, Isla Grande, and many smaller ones, mostly uninhabited, Tierra del Fuego is bounded by the Strait of Magellan … Continue reading

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Argentina: The Andes Road

Int #37 - Andes village

The North West is rich in history and has the most abrupt changes of climate and landscape in the country. The Andes road extended … Continue reading

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Argentina: The Penguin Highway

Int #36 Penguins

One of the most famous penguin highways in the world can be found at Punta Tombo in the region of Chubut. Every September Magallanes … Continue reading

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