Tag: Magellan Straits

Land of Fire

Land of Fire

Trying to write a catch up post but making slow progress so this might be even more lacking in eloquence than usual.. Thurs 9th – Sun 12th Feb Quite disappointed that I had to get up early to take the bus from Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia, leaving the massive bed and proper bathroom behind: I crossed … Continue reading Land of Fire

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Carry On Chaltén

Carry On Chaltén

Now where was I?? El Chaltén... The Argentines created the town of Chaltén in the early 80s to steak stake a claim  on a border region that is in dispute with Chile: They proclaimed it the trekking capital of Argentina (to rival Chile’s Torres del Paine just across the border) and so it has become. … Continue reading Carry On Chaltén