Category Archives: Argentina

Argentina: Glaciar Perito Moreno

After a glorious week outside of El Chalten, we drove a few hours south to El Calafate, the main entry point for most tourists in the area given that it boasts the region’s only airport. We pulled into town and like the classy people we are, set up came in the public park at the waterfront. My parents were slightly more conservative with their sleeping arrangements and checked into a hotel. The reason that we were in town was because of

Argentina: El Chalten

Argentina! El ultimo pais! The road from Chile was the same in Argentina: a dirt ribbon pockmarked with potholes and accompanied by endless miles of barbed wire fencing. The land, directly across the border from Parque Patagonia, was also spectacular. If you cross the border late in the day and are looking for a campsite, this little creek looked like a nice place to stop for the night. We spent two days driving from the border crossing at Paso Roballes down to