Post Tagged with: "South America"

Highlights of our 4 month trip in 30 days!

May 17, 2019 3 min to read

Highlights of our 4 month trip in 30 days!

Category : Natural Wonder

I question that I love as well as hate is “Where to go in South America?” Love it because I love talking about our trip and I can go on and on for a few hours. Hate it because it’s an extremely difficult question to answer in a few short sentences. I mean first of all it’s a huge ass continent with 13 countries! And we manag...

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

February 18, 2019 12 min to read

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

Category : Natural Wonder

Punta Arenas is the southernmost “major city” of Chile, situated on the Magellan Strait, at 53° South latitude. Magellan Strait is a narow sea passage at the tip of the South American continent – between mainland South America and the island of Tierra del Fuego, and is named after the famous circumnavigator Ferdinand Magellan...

Patagonia : Ushuaia

February 3, 2019 20 min to read

Patagonia : Ushuaia

Category : Natural Wonder

At 55° South, Ushuaia is the southernmost city of the world*, and tags itself “Fin del Mundo” (The World’s End). It is situated on the island of Tierra del Fuego, on the Beagle Channel (one of the narrow seaworthy passages at the tip of South American continent, which is shielded from the wild Antarctic winds). Before the Pan...

Patagonia : El Chalten

January 28, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Chalten

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is synonymous for the beautiful outdoors and the town of El Chalten is synonymous with hiking in Argentinian Patagonia. “El Chalten” means “the smoking mountain” in Tehuelche language and refers to Mt. Fitz Roy, the tallest peak in the region which is usually covered with clouds. The town is very young, founded in ...

Patagonia : El Calafate

January 23, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Calafate

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is the southern part of the South American continent, encompassing broadly the lower halves of Chile and Argentina. It is a wind-swept land, with extremely unpredictable weather, and scarce or no human habitation. It is also one of the most beautiful regions we have visited, EVER! When we started planning for our South Ame...

Salta-Jujuy

January 18, 2019 24 min to read

Salta-Jujuy

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Salta & Jujuy region in the northwest of Argentina, bordered by Bolivia and Chile, is a wee bit off the tourist track. The dry dusty landscapes in the region has more in common with Bolivia and Northern Chile rather than the rest of Argentina, but it is gorgeous in its own way. The sparsely populated region has some exceptional ...

Iguazu Falls

January 11, 2019 10 min to read

Iguazu Falls

Category : Natural Wonder

Iguazu Falls are one of the most dramatic and monumental natural wonders in this world. At double the height and three times the width of Niagara Falls, it will turn the most jaded of travelers into excited children. You may have seen all the photos before, but nothing prepares you for the moment when you come face to face with the ...

Buenos Aires

January 4, 2019 14 min to read

Buenos Aires

Category : Urban

(This is the first in our series of posts from South America) Buenos Aires was our entry into Argentina and to the continent of South America. It is a large, spread-out city with a decidedly European feel to it. It doesn’t give an immediate buzzing metropolitan vibe – but don’t let that fool you, it is a huge city of 14 mil...

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