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The colours and textures left by the retreating glacier  

The colours and textures left by the retreating glacier

Watching, falling and drinking on glaciers... a week in Southern Patagonia

March 8th 2009
OK so watching glaciers might not sound like the most thrilling thing ever and when we first checked out the bus times I'll admit that I was slightly concerned that 5 hours out at the Perito Mereno glacier might drive me mad. But actually it was great fun. Located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina this is one of only three Patagonian glaciers that are not retreating. And its huge - t ... 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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