Buenos Aires/Iguazu/Patagonia: Days 10 to 13 - El Chalten February 24th 2013 After Ushuaia, we heading to Argentina's unofficial "Capital of Treking", El Chalten. El Chalten is the newest city in the whole country and with ~600 people, its easy to believe. The town is situated right at the base of the Andes and at the Northern tip of the Glacier National Park. This makes it perfect for hiking, glacier walks, and rock climbing. Our focus was on the hiking and we spent o ... 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
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info