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From the Park Walkways

Walking on Ice

March 29th 2010
“Don’t lean too far forward,” admonished Carlos (who looked disconcertingly like an elf from Lord of the Rings). He held my hand and a loop of the harness strapped around my waist. I took a deep breath and leaned forward, staring into the intense, bottomless blue of the ice chasm. *** I had been hiking for several hours already across the arctic (Antarctic?) landscape of the Perito Mor ... 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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