Freezin' sunburn in Patagonia February 28th 2009 El Chaten
The next day with clear blue skies, we were off again on a 5 hour bus journey to El Chaten; a town at the foot of the Fitz Roy Mountain Range. Through yet another wilderness (much more deserty this time), with a multitude of grey rocky mountains, screes from sandy brown to grey (we're talking serious sedimentary layers) and lakes of every hue of blue.
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South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Chaltén 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