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Make mine a scotch on the rocks

November 5th 2007
We´ve never seen as much ice before as what we´ve seen over the last 10 days or so, or realised how beautiful it is. The glaciers are part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, the third largest continental ice after Antarctica and Greenland. There are literally glaciers everywhere. Sadly many of them are slowly melting but, the Perito Moreno glacier visited from El Calafate is one of only ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » Los Glaciares National Park

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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