Patagonia and Glaciers October 18th 2008 After surviving the end of the world we flew to El Calafate, a small town near the Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia.
The main attraction is the Perito Moreno glacier which is one of only three in Patagonia which are growing rather than retreating. There is a viewing platform quite close to the edge of the glacier from where we got great views. We also went on a (very cold and wet!) boat ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate 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