A Whole Lot of Climbing February 27th 2011 Our bus journey from El Chalten to Bariloche started at 8 am on the 16th and finished at 9 pm on the 17th. A 3 hour ride followed by a 29 hour mission halfway up Argentina - over 2,000km! By the time we arrived in Bariloche we were both a bit grumpy; luckily we had our own room for the first time in ten days!
Still, no time to mope around - the next day we set out to explore Bariloche and its s ... read more
South America » Chile » Araucanía » Pucón Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more