The Most Inefficient Border Ever? Crossing from Argentina to Chile

After a relaxing few days in Mendoza, we made our way across the border to Chile. This was our first (and last) opportunity to try the raved-about Argentinian buses, so we rode in cama class, which are the equivalent of …

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Wine and Relaxation Around Mendoza

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After all the beer we drank in the 7 Lakes Region, it was time for a change: wine! Our next stop was Mendoza, the wine region of Argentina, famous for Malbecs. The first few days there, we stopped traveling for …

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Beautiful Lakes and Breweries of Bariloche and El Bolson

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Due to the vastness of Argentina, we fully expected to have to take some very long bus rides between cities. Our next stop, Bariloche, was a 17 hour bus ride away. I had already resigned myself to that, but fortunately …

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Hiking and Glacier Trekking in El Chalten

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Since we weren’t able to do the glacier trekking in El Calafate, our hostel recommended we go to El Chalten, a few hours away. El Chalten is a slimmed-down version of El Calafate – fewer stores and restaurants, and clearly …

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El Calafate and Perito Merino Glacier

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After a painless flight from Montevideo via Buenos Aires, we landed in El Calafate to a different world. Gone were the beaches and cosmopolitan lifestyles – we were in a desert surrounded by the massive Andes mountain chain. We had …

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More Argentina Photos Added

We are working on catching up on blog posts about our recent adventures around Patagonia and the 7 Lakes regions of Argentina. To wet your appetites, we posted over 40 new photos from these regions. Check them out here or …

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Argentina and Uruguay Photos Posted

For those that don’t follow us on Facebook, we have posted photos for Argentina and Uruguay. Uruguay is the full country, but Argentina is just Buenos Aires and Carnival for now. Many more to come so check back regularly! Argentina …

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Carnival in Gualeguaychu

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We decided not to go to Brazil on this trip because of both cost and time. It’s a huge country and would easily take a few months to explore. Also, it’s expensive, especially since we would be arriving in Rio …

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