El Calafate (Patagonia)! September 15th 2009 There was a lot of debate whether or not we would attempt to get down to El Calafate. It's definitely not the easiest place to get to in Argentina. Our choices were a 36 hour bus ride with 4 different buses, driving down a closed route 40 (like in Motorcycle Diaries) or a dodgy 2 hour flight. We opted to fly.
We arrived in El Calafate around 2 in the afternoon and spotted some other back packe ... 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
The great traveling adventures of Señor Burnie Snapper
Follow Señor Burnie Snapper as he tango's his way through Buenos Aires, rocks Iguazzu falls, crawls through salty planes, stumbles through the vineyards of Mendoza and scales the glaciers in Patagonia. ... full info