Patagonia: El Chalten – Fitz Roy and Lago Torro

The small town of El Chaten is a hiking Mecca in Patagonia – consider it the trekking capital of Argentina and the Patagonian region as a whole. It’s around 220km north of El Calafate and it is nestled perfectly at the foot of the peaks Torre and the most notable peak in Patagonia; Fitz Roy….

Patagonia : Glacier Mereno

After recovering from the W Trek and a mild hangover (post trek wine is a killer) , the next stop in Patagonia was to Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina – my 12th country of this trip. The park/reserve covers an area of some 600,000 hectares in the South-westerly province of Santa Cruz and has…