Patagonia - Powerful Place May 24th 2011 There is a pretty good argument that mountains, gorges and rivers have it easy in the scenic stakes. They just have to be. Even deserts have the chance to stack up fairly well – although, as far as I know, there are no actual deserts in Patagonia. But flat, brown expanses of plains covered with short shrubs have a very tough time of it. For a region that includes Torres del Paine, the Lakes Dist ... read more
South America » Argentina » Chubut » Puerto Madryn 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
Our travels over the years have often sought out those places that we haven't yet experienced. We have loved chasing new places, but there is a change underway. We continue to enjoy experiencing other cultures along with their food, beverages, history and ways of life but now, having a little more freedom, we will also make more effort to seek out out such things as music events and festivals, particular natural attractions that we have missed and places where we can better appreciate the history of a place and its people.
The attraction of the road less travelled and the place less visit... full info