The Fitz Roy is also called Chalten, Mount smoking. So they had baptized the Indians, believing a volcano because of the fog that envelops the top. High just over three thousand meters, the Fitz Roy is famous for the enormous impossible cliffs often covered by ice floes and the prohibitive weather conditions. The same weather conditions that did tell Lionel Terray, the legendary French
The towns and cities of Argentina are numerous and varied. The largest, containing around 30% of the total population, Buenos Aires is by far the busiest and cosmopolitan, but there are also ancient cities such as Mendoza and Cordoba that are still worth a visit for the Spanish architecture they hold. Below is a selection of the largest and most important amongst them: List of Argentine
The Formosa Nature Reserve is an area of environmental protection at the homonymous province and was created in 1968 with the aim of protecting forest and livestock overexploitation a small representative sector of the western Chaco biome. Comprising 10,000 hectares between the towns of El Yacaré and La Florencia, limited by two major rivers: the Teuquito the north and the imposing Teuco and
The Iguazu Falls are waterfalls generated by the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian state of Paraná and the Argentine province of Misiones. The system consists of cascades of 300 waterfalls, with heights up to 70 meters, along 2.7 miles of the Iguazu River. La Garganta del Diablo ("Devil's Throat"), a U-shaped gorge 150 meters deep and 700 meters long, is the most impressive,
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port. After the internal conflicts of the 19th century, Buenos Aires was federalised and removed from Buenos Aires Province in 1880; its city limits were enlarged to include the former towns of Belgrano and Flores; both are now Argentines sometimes refer to the city as Capital Federal to differentiate the city from the
1.- Whales in Patagonia. The southern right whale is the great protagonist of Patagonian whale watching. The point is that in the winter and when the spring comes, a large number of whales approach the Valdés Peninsula region, mainly Golfo San José and Golfo Nuevo, in the Province of Chubut. carajo From early June to the beginning of November, hundreds of right whales come near the shore to
The southern right whale is the great protagonist of Patagonian whale watching. The point is that in the winter and when the spring comes, a large number of whales approach the Valdés Peninsula region, mainly Golfo San José and Golfo Nuevo, in the Province of Chubut. carajo From early June to the beginning of November, hundreds of right whales come near the shore to mate and breed. Some
Weds 14 Nov: San Antonio de los Cobres – La Poma (c. 2830m) (92km, 1350m ascent). The big day. We set off early, retracing to Los Patos and turning right. The route follows a stream through a broad valley, with a few settlements off the road. At 18km is what looks to be a good campsite (presumably the one used by Stefan Roman). 7km later there is a sandy stretch with no habitation beyond.
To celebrate the harvest, General Roca offers the National Apple Festival. It takes place over four days and includes a significant deployment of shows, competitions and fair zonal products. The National Apple Festival emerged in the Black River Legislature through Act 360, enacted on October 9, 1964, which did not determine location of your seat. Later officials enacted a new decree on
The Larches The National Park, located in the mountainous region of the province of Chubut, has 14 lakes connected by rivers and hiking trails 28. Owner of an ancient alerzal unique in the world, invites the traveler to enjoy unspoiled nature and discover the magic of glaciers, lakes and forests. It was created in 1937 and covers an area of 259 570 ha. The foundation of his creation is the
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