Nibepo Aike Estancia

Nibepo Aike is a historical place, founded at the beginning of the 20 th century, situated in an unbeatable spot, on the margins of Lake Argentino. It is a full day excursion, covering the roads of the steppe, with a view…
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Estancia Harberton

The visit to Estancia Harberton is of great historical value. Estancia Harberton was founded in 1886 by the Anglican missionary Thomas Bridges. It is located 85 km. Ushuaia, eastbound. It is accessible by land through National Route N º 3…
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Fuegian Estancias

The estancias in the northern area of Tierra del Fuego are a clear exponent of the economic development of the region and its historical evolution. The most widely known is "María Behety", 18 km. from Río Grande by a gravel road. It…
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Cristina Estancia

To visit Estancia Cristina, in the heart of the Glaciers National Park, is a genuine Patagonia experience. It is also the only chance to observe the giant Upsala Glacier. The Upsala Glacier forms a tongue of ice that is 50…
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The Whirlwind

The four elements of life are vital to understand the Mapuche viewpoint. The air symbolizes the force that pushes existence, although there are good winds and bad ones. Here you will find a particular character of their mythology. Meulén in…
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Driving across Patagonia

Traveling in your own car in Patagonia is a challenge many times. Roads and paths are not always well kept or there is no pavement, not to mention the solitude that characterizes the argentine south. Our collaborator Mariano Fernandez Soler…
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The Nahuelito Enigma

Reality or fiction? A reliable observation or a clever joke? Once again, we are faced with the dilemma of taking sides in a matter that, historically, has generated controversy. Does the aquatic creature known as Nahuelito exist in the Nahuel…
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More About Argentine Patagonia

Some general information on the Patagonia region Patagonia is huge and comprises five provinces: Río Negro, Neuquén, Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego. It occupies an area of ​​880,000 km ², one third of the total extension of ​​Argentina,…
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Rivers of Blood

Ever since humans became sedentary, the land and the water have been the main causes of conflict. The bloodiest wars have been fought over a bigger or smaller share of land. Life and Water seem to pair up as synonyms…
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Patagonian Wine

Traditionally two regions of Argentina were characterized by the production of wines: Mendoza and Salta. But since not long ago wines from Patagonia have taken off and there are several wineries that have established in this region of southern Argentina.…
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Patagonian Landscapes

A photographic exhibition of the End of the World     A unique, surprising and accurate view. Photographers Alberto Cortés and Eduardo Frías, both from the city of Viedma, Province of Río Negro, open this exhibition as a first step…
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This is a train hold up!

The Old Patagonian Express Railway adds yet another attraction to its tourist circuit. On one hot January afternoon, the passengers who had boarded the train looked out their windows and saw a group of men on horseback, with their faces masked…
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Estancias at Andean Patagonia

La Maipú Location Services Season On the south bank of Lake San Martín, 220 Km. from El Chaltén TE:(02966)422613 Lodging: breakfast included. Gastronomy: Home made meals- typical Patagonian dishes and crossed spits-, Argentinean wines, sweet delicacies, cakes and different kinds…
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I love south Patagonia

Sometimes what we see is so breathtaking and our travel experiences are so overwhelming that it’s not enough to remember them alone: we need to share  with the world. This is the view of a traveler, an adventurer, a woman…
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Money and glamour in Patagonia

In the last few decades,  Argentine Patagonia has experienced an unprecedented real estate boom. Many rich personalities have acquired huge estancias, great mansions and built unbelievable houses. Villa La Angostura is one of these sought after places by magnates, artists, politicians…
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Travelling with pets

How to travel with your pet without dying during the attempt? Those of us who have a pet know that at the time of traveling, always the same problem arises: who will take care of our beloved creature during our…
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Mundial de Quidditch 2014 - Patagonia Argentina

Harry Potter in Argentina

FROM THE CORRIDORS OF HOGWARTS TO THE END OF THE WORLD During last July Patagonia Argentina hosted the World Cup of Quidditch, as published by JK Rowling in the Pottermore.com page, which is followed by fans worldwide. On Friday July…
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What is Patagonia?

Maybe that fantastic land populated by strange animals and plants; of giants dressed in coats made of skins sewed together; the mysterious latitude as described by Antonio Pigafetta, chronicler of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition? In these articles we’ll help you understand…
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Far West Bandits

The story of Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid in Patagonia could well have been taken out from a Hollywood Western production of the 50’s. However, it was not, though much talk was made about the adventures of these two legendary…
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Playing facing Beagle Channel - Ushuaia - End of the World

Things to do with kids in Patagonia

Patagonia Argentina is one of the most recommended areas for traveling with the family’s small ones. At any time of the year you can find a lot of family-friendly attractions and activities. Besides seeing animals such as seals, penguins  and whales,…
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La Trochita - Tren a vapor en la Patagonia Argentina

Trains in Patagonia: the facts

Traveling by Train is romantic. It makes us imagine that we are time travelers. To enter that world of rolling wagons, dampened noises and smooth wobble is an unforgettable experience. If we add the fact that through the windows the…
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Patagonia’s Lighthouses

Lighthouses are an emblem of sailors and Patagonia, discovered, respected and even feared by seamen, conserves many of these artifacts. The word lighthouse ("faro" in Spanish) comes from Pharos, the name of an island located in front of Alexandria's port…
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The Cold Region Wines

In this article by Jorge Impellizzeri you'll learn about the best wine production areas in Patagonia and the special characteristics of their wines due to the particular climate of the region. As you get familiar with the names of many…
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Patagonia, an introduction

The Argentine Patagonia is located in the south of the American continent. It extends from the Colorado River to Tierra del Fuego. Its topography can be compared to gigantic stairs with the highest step being the Andean Range, then descending…
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La Trochita at Esquel - Foto: Libros de viaje

Steam treasure

Patagonia is always seducing, with its large extensions, its magical scenery of plateaus, sea, mountains, lakes and rivers. But also with its affectionate people and with a few non-natural attractions, as is the case of the Old Patagonian Express, better…
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Helsingfors Estancia

From the shores of the Viedma Lake, in the middle of the National Park of the Glaciers, you will find Hostería Helsingfors, a historical ranch (called “estancia”) that now offers an oasis among the glaciers, mountains and forests. Exclusively for…
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