Enduring the Ruta 40 (From El Calafate to Perito Moreno)! February 7th 2011 One of the main reasons why I wanted to return to this part of Argentina was to do the Ruta 40. I have heard mixed reviews about the La Cuarenta but I feel this is a journey I had to do for myself. I made a reservation before setting off for Argentina and paid for the two day trip at the Chalten Travel Turismo office in Buenos Aires when I arrived.
I knew it would be a two long days of travel ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz 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
My name is Dawn and I live Leeds, in the UK. I love travel and travel loves me!
I was in Argentina in at the end of January and most of February 2011 where I visited Buenos Aires and also travelled around Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia. In May that year I went on my first ever cruise where we sailed from Corfu Town up the Adriatic Sea visiting Montenegro, Slovenia, Italy and Croatia.
My next big trip is planned for December 2014 where I will return to South America. This will include learning Spanish and volunteering!
If you would like to follow my travels, please either recommend m... full info