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Travel Articles: Patagonia
Torres del Paine Geography
Torres del Paine's landscape is dominated by the huge Paine Massif, also known as the Cordillera del Paine. Although technically part of the Andes mountain range, the Paine Massif is an independent mountain formation with unique characteristics. 12 million years of the sedimentary layers of the earth being lifted up and slowly worn down by …
Flora in Torres del Paine National Park
Known for its majestic lakes,mountainous terrain, dramatic sceneryand endless trekking opportunities, Torres del Paine is an outdoor lover's paradise! Besides the landscape and the wildlife, travelers will encounter diverse plant life in Patagonia. Learnwhatflora you can expect to seeas you explore this special place.
Torres del Paine has …
History and Geography of Patagonia
These descriptions of Patagonia, one of the most remote and strikingly beautiful destinations in the world, will definitely leave any traveler with a sense of wanderlust. Travelers have endless opportunities for active adventures, wildlife encounters, and taking in spectacular scenery!
The beauty of the untouched continent:
The effort of IAATO and the members involved in Antarctic research have proven that with good will and collaboration the world can be kept and nature can be saved.
Antarctica has been kept pristine and untouched thanks to these entities for future generations. Pure air, clear waters and here animals and …
Habitat para la Humanidad Chile
Patagonia. How does one describe an area that is indescribable? It's a land of stark contrasts--jagged snow-capped mountains peaks, pristine lakes, and massive glaciers of mesmerizing beauty, but also a landscape of barren emptiness inhabited only by the incessant Patagonian wind. We called it ''Elusive Patagonia.'' After reading our journal and …
Patagonia and More
Patagonia - To the end of the world and back
To the "end of the world" and back. My sister and I started the trip with a stay over in Buenos Aires before taking a flight to Ushuaia. Together we hiked and kayaked through Tierra del Fuego. We set foot on Cape Horn and an island inhabited only by penguins. Together, we sailed the Straits of Magellan; we learned about the history of …
Torres del Paine
Passport to Patagonia
What a breathtakingly beautiful area Patagonia is! It is a land of contrasts: with flat arid plains around Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdez and its penguin colonies and Estancias, to the awesome glaciers and otherworldly rock formations of El Calafate near the central western border of Argentina. At its southernmost tip are the enormous craggy …
Memories of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic
We were on board the holiday 2011 sailing of L'Austral with stops on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, Antarctica, the South Shetland Islands and Cape Horn.
Cory and I were so grateful to have had the opportunity to explore this beautiful part of the world. Our Patagonian Safari was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that we will treasure forever. Thank you Adventure Life!
March Patagonia Trip
From DFW to Patagonia and back, Tom and Karen recount their adventurous trip in March 2011. It was a wonderful hiking trip on the Argentina side of Patagonia - trip AGA8 with Adventure Life.
Argentina & Torres del Paine Custom Family Adventure
An exhilarating and amazing trip of a lifetime to Ushuaia, El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paines in Chile, and Iguazu Falls.
Antarctica Voyage on Ocean Nova and Patagonia journey
We had an unbelievable vacation this winter. We made a 20 thousand mile trip across half of the world. We had 15 stops in 27 days in Argentina, Chile and at several Antarctic Islands. We crossed all three natural passages between Atlantic and Pacific oceans including the Magellan Channel, Beagle Channel and Drake Passage, and washed our hands in …
Patagonia - Terry and Nancy
November 2010 --2 nights Buenos Aires--1 day Tierra del Fuego National Park Ushuaia--4 days Mare Australis cruise through Magellan Straights and to Cape Horn--3 nights at Torres del Paine Eco Camp--2 nights at Estancia el Galpon, El Calafate--Ascent of Perito Moreno Glacier--Return home from El Calafate via Buenos Aires
To Chile, Argentina and Back Again - The Trip of a Lifetime
I’ve spent years pouring through my share of Outside Magazines and National Geographics; watched hours of Discovery Channel Programs and marveled at the beauty of nature; heard the tales of many of my well-travelled friends as they detailed their harrowing and exciting adventures. But with all of this, at 30 years old, I had never been outside …
It takes a long time to get to the Ends of the Earth!
Margy and I were off on another adventure and boy, it takes long to get to the ends of the earth! We had a great time on mainland Chile and Easter Island!
South South of the Equator in the western hemisphere
We travelled as far south as Antarctica, where complete solitude was discovered.\"El Mitad del Mundo\" was the most northernly stop. Hiked the \"W\" circuit of Torres del Paine and the Inca Trail. Awed by Punta del Diablo, Salar de Uyu
Karen & Hayes at the End of the World
This was our first trip with Adventure Life. I think it won’t be the last. We wanted to go to Cape Horn, to visit the famous Torres del Paine park of Patagonia, and the Argentine glaciers; a lot! Adventure Life let us do it all within 2 weeks.
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.
Patagonia Trip: Truly the trip of a lifetime - rugged mountain ranges, beautiful river valleys, impressive glacial basins, and charming mountain towns - Patagonia is my kind of place!
Awesome Argentina and Mendoza
A fantastic journey through Argentina
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