El Chalten March 29th 2012 We arrived on an amazingly spectacular sunny day, which we found out is a quite rare in El Chalten. Our bus stopped at the information centre as the town is set in a National Park, where we were greeted by friendly park rangers. He informed us of the standard do´s and dont´s being in a protected area such as; no lighting fires, wee away from water as people drink it, refrain from scaring deer ec ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Chaltén 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
After months of saving Hayden and I are finally leaving the UK today and heading to South America for (roughly) 3 months! We thought we'd set up this public blog and try our best at keeping every one up to date fairly regularly, adding photos along the way too! Our itinerary so far is Rio-Ilha Grande-Paraty-Sau Paulo-Iguazu, we then plan to visit Argentina, Chile, Bolovia and Peru... But we will see how long our money lasts!
Our blog is mainly for family and friends but we'll add a few tips about each place. Enjoy :)... full info