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A rare car on Ruta 40  
   

A rare car on Ruta 40

Ruta 40 runs almost the whole length of Argentina. The section in Southern Patagonia between Esquel and El Chalten is one of the quietest stretches.
Through Wild and Windy Patagonia

December 7th 2007
La Cuarenta Before we began our trip, I remember reading Charles Darwin's famous description of Patagonia, a description which made me want to see this intriguing area: In calling up images of the past, I find that the plains of Patagonia frequently cross before my eyes; yet these plains are pronounced by all wretched and useless. They can be described only by negative characte ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Chaltén

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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Tot: 2.697s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 27; qc: 94; dbt: 0.0717s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.6mb