Patagonia, December 2005
First major trip in South America, organized by
Nico to one of the most southern regions in the world: Patagonia !
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Coudln´t resist taking a picture of this (wine) ad in the airway magazine:
Essentially it says: 70% of the stuff Seba says is lies, but how well does he tell them !
It´s all about the experience....
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Nico and Dacil enjoying the turbulance...
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Main base in Patagonia: El Calafate,
which is really a bunch of houses and hotels in a row to suck the money out
of all the tourists ! It did have a peaceful atmosfere though.
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Above center: you don´t know anything about Argentina
if you don´t know the Mate (prounounced ma-tae).
Read this excellent article about the Yearba Mate
This picture shows the gourd (Mate) with the filter (bombilla)
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The following pictures were take during the tour
called "Minitrekking" and includes a few hours watching
the greatest Glacier called Perito Moreno
but also a walking tour over it, which is amazing !
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At the end of the tour, around one of the many ice walls,
a surprise break spot with whiskey and icecubes that
are literally thousands of years old..
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Another exceptional "Parilla" (for 3 persons!!)
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A daily trip, which should probably have been 2 or 3 days, to El Chaltén.
They call it the trekker capital of the world, and it certainly deserves that name.
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I was lucky to have an exellent tourguide: Marina, who is a friend of Analia.
Just another example of how small this world really is...
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This awesome Lama was the pet of this little roadside coffee place.
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Back in El Calafate, on our last day we went to visit this bird park,
which was indeed full of birds, but also dogs chasing them !
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