Trips

Malargüe, land of volcanos

Situated about 400 kilometres south of Mendoza, in the south of the province of Mendoza, Malargue is a small but charming town that attracts many tourists. The attractions are several, first the largest ski resort in Argentina, Las Leñas, is just kilometres away. In the summer the road deeper in the mountains beyond Las Leñas leads… Continue reading Malargüe, land of volcanos

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Mendoza to Ushuaia – Volcán Lanin

Continuing on our way south we get to Lago Huechulafquen, west of the city of Junin De Los Andes. We are still in the procince of Neuquen. The park rangers give you directions to explore the northern shore of the lake. There you find a few primitive but pretty campgrounds, and opportunities to do some… Continue reading Mendoza to Ushuaia – Volcán Lanin

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Ushuaia – Part 2 – Penguins on Martillo island – and Tierra Del Fuego National Park.

From Ushuaia we took a boat tour to estancia Haberton and from there a smaller boat to Martillo island. Estancia Haberton is located 80km south of Ushuaia. It used to be a sheep farming estancia but is now dedicated entirely to eco-tourism and to the protection of the 20 islands that it owns, as well… Continue reading Ushuaia – Part 2 – Penguins on Martillo island – and Tierra Del Fuego National Park.