Hiking guide for Cerro Fitz Roy in El Chaltén – Argentina

If there is one activity we both really love, we would say: hiking ! Like the time we went for the famous Torres Del Paine W-trek in Chile (more on How to prepare for Torres del Paine) or the many small and larger hikes we …

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Perito Moreno Glacier Ice Trekking in El Calafate, Argentina

So after the trekking days in El Chalten, the next stop more south in Argentinian Patagonia is El Calafate: home to the National Park Los Glacieros, with world-known glacier Perito Moreno. A visit to the glacier was on our South America must visits list. It’s …

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Perito Moreno Glacier – Photo Journal

We made just too many pictures while visiting the Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate. We even did an Ice trek on the glacier! So we had to make a selection of them… The Perito Moreno glacier, encased in an ancient mountain range, stretches for …

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Bariloche to El Chalten – the 23h bus ride on Ruta 40 in Patagonia

San Carlos de Bariloche, capital of the Rio Negro province, is the entry point of the upper north side of Argentinian Patagonia. In order to travel more south, more specifically to trekking capital El Chalten, there are only a few options available to bypass the …

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The quest for craft beer – South America (2)

After our first post about the Peruvian and Bolivian craft beer scene, we will continue on the remaining countries we’ll visit in South America. We’ve been in touch with the Peruvian craft beer association, who actually told us about the South American “Cup” of craft beers, …

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Planning Argentina & Uruguay

In our final part of the trilogy of planning for South America (Peru-Boliva and Chile-Patagonia), we’ll be in the Northern area of Argentina and Uruguay for almost 2 weeks. Our first part of the Big Trip will be getting to and end, yet we still plan …

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Planning Chile & Patagonia

When we started looking at the map of South America and started our research about Chile, we realized two things: it’s a beautiful country with lots of things to see and do, but the darn place is oh so stretched (4,300 km) . Thus, we took this into …

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Planning the Big Trip – South America

We’ve talked about the big picture of the trip (see more details: Planning the Big Trip) and how we’re currently getting ready (Check our post on 3 months left). But where are we actually going within South America? Or even, why South America? After living …

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