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Puerto Chucao boat dock for our cruise  
   

Puerto Chucao boat dock for our cruise

Esquel and the Parque de Los Alerces

March 10th 2011
Esquel and Parque Los Alerces Four meters/12 feet of rain a year--yikes, that's a lot for a rain phobe like myself! Yet the storms and drizzle are what make the temperate Valdivian rainforest and the National Parque de Los Alerces so lush and green, and filled my visit with rainbows. I'd come to the little-visited park to see the alerce, one of three millennium trees (those living lo ... read more
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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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