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Tres Amigos en Patagonia

We did \"Awesome Argentina\" and experienced an invigorating mix of outdoor trekking/glacier hiking combined with an active tour of fascinating Buenos Aires. The guides were super great, and we found many interesting sights on our own as well.

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Who You Looking At, Buster?
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Kenneth Nelson
Well, the end of the trip is coming at last. We fly out of Buenos Aires at 9:40 pm tonight, but we still have several hours to enjoy in the city. Kathy is interested in knitting, so we take a cab to …
Plaza de Mayo
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Kenneth Nelson
After breakfast at the hotel, Kathy and I head out for more walking through the city parks, and this time we head for the Jardin Botanica. On the way we stop for a "cafe solo" at the Plaza …
Musico y Tango en La Boca!
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Kenneth Nelson
Today, Sunday, we start by visiting the Recoleta church (Basilica del Pilar) and then strolling through the adjoining park where vendors sell gorgeous leathergoods, woolen & cotton textiles, and …
La Boca District
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Kenneth Nelson
This is the day that amiga Alberta flies back home. We have said our goodbyes the night before, and Bert is gone before Kathy and I arise at 8 am to enjoy yet another day of sunlight and cool …
Recoleta Cemetery
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Kenneth Nelson
Kathy and I arise this morning to meet Bert, already at breakfast, and to prepare for the highlight of our trip. This is the day we get to hike on the Perito Moreno Glaciar and we have long been …
Floralis Generalica Sculpture-Petals Open and Close Daily
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Kenneth Nelson
This morning Augustino is back in action to take us to the airport for our flight to El Calafate and El Gapon, a working sheep ranch. We arrive easily and a guide picks us up at the airport to drive …
Buenos Aires Park
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Kenneth Nelson
This day's trip was to be lead by Augustino, but we find guide Valentine arriving instead to lead us to the Tierra del Fuego National Park for some forest trekking. Valentine is every bit as …
Inside Casa Rosada
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Kenneth Nelson
At 8:30, after a lesiurely breakfast in the eating area of our hosteria, our trekking guide Augustino arrives to take us to the Harberton Estancia, a former sheep and cattle ranch that is now home to …
Frigata Sarmiento
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Kenneth Nelson
Guide Pablo picks us up at Hotel Reino del Plata and drives us to the EZE Aeropuerto to catch our domestic airplane, and we fly 1800 miles south to the "end of the world" (El Fin del Mundo) …
San Martin Square
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Kenneth Nelson
The next morning when we enter, sleepy-eyed, into the breakfast room of the Reino del Plata, we encounter what will soon become a pattern: Bert, breakfast finished, smiling, and adventure-ready! …
Yacht Basin at Puerto Madero
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Kenneth Nelson
We hit the ground running at 10 am after about 36 hours of travel for my wife, Kathy, myself (Ken), and our friend, Alberta. We arrive a day ahead for our Adventure Life tour of Buenos Aires, and …

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