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Perito Moreno Glacier  
   

Perito Moreno Glacier

2 miles across and over 80m tall above the water. It advances 2m a day in the middle.
El Calafate (and a bit more Bariloche)

May 24th 2006
While writing the last blog entry, warm and cosy in an internet cafe in Barlioche, we both decided (although perhaps didn´t say it) that we WERE NOT going to take the 48hour option to get to the southern town of El Calafate. Our first plan was to take the ´Navimag´ferry from Puerto Montt in Chile (a few hundred km west of Bariloche) south along the Pacific coast. From the dropping off point 10 ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate

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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