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Mt Godoy, a presence over the town  
   

Mt Godoy, a presence over the town

In every town, I tend to have a favorite mountain; here it was this one.
Ushuaia and Wild Adventures

April 17th 2014
Rough, rugged and remote Ushuaia sits on the tip of the island of Tierra del Fuego and was full of adventure. I hiked up to the glacier that backs the town, getting stuck in deep snow, and then got lost in the national park as the sun was fading. In the late April off-season, there was no one around--I had to rescue myself. Even more intense, I learned that the indigenous Yamana who lived in this ... read more
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Argentine Flag 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
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