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Pantagonia and Mountain Men

October 19th 2011
Patagonia and Mountain Men “Pata” in Spanish means foot. Named so after the Tehuelche people, because of the gear they wore for the snow which made their feet appear huge. What a place…..it’s the Andes, it’s snow, it’s barren veld (for lack of a better word), it’s hiking trail upon hiking trail and it’s cold….very very cold. One night in Buenos Aires where the only thing ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia

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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