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The Lade plane

Down south - El Calafate

February 11th 2010
We almost didnt make it as we had a nail biting session flying from Puerto Madryn to El Calafate in a 10 seater Lade plane which struggled against the strong patagonian winds. The pilot admitted that we only had enough fuel left to attempt a landing once and if it was too windy we´d have no other option but to turn back. All six of us passsengers were so relieved we made it safe and sound! Now we ... 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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