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Day Hiking Lago Puelo

Day Hiking Lago Puelo July 19, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s been sunny for the last 4 day in Patagonia. This was after nearly two months of rain (June, July up until now). We took a remis one way (40 pesos) from El Bolson to Lago Puelo, the next town to the south, about 15 kms. Lago Puelo is the gateway to Parque Nacional Lago Puelo, a national park...

Argentina World Cup Retrospective

Argentina World Cup Retrospective July 5, 2010 | What's New | Read More
There’s probably little in the world deader than the World Cup in Argentina after Argentina has been beaten. Nobody here really cares who wins now. We went to see the last game, following our same cabala or superstitious routine, by going to Jauja, although we couldn’t help but feel like...

3 Places to Watch the World Cup in El Bolson, Argentina

June 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
We’ve been celebrating a lot here each time Argentina plays in the World Cup. After a victory the restaurant and bars and houses and schools empty and everyone goes to the center of town (Plaza Pagazno) to cheer. So far we’ve just watched the games at Jauja , a popular cafe and ice cream...

Ruta 40 From El Bolson to Bariloche

Ruta 40 From El Bolson to Bariloche June 7, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
This weekend we rented a car (Pulmari Turismo – 02944 493-093 ) and drove from El Bolsón to Bariloche.  This time of year, after the summer high season and just before the ski season, there’s almost nobody out on the road. We saw literally one other car and one bus in 2 hours of driving. In...

Cerro Amigo

Cerro Amigo May 31, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
This weekend we hiked Cerro Amigo right outside of town. It’s a classic little walk to take after visiting the Feria. You walk just start walking east on Islas Malvinas for approx 1 km until it dead-ends. From there, go north (left) appox. .5 km up the hill. A parking area / trail head is on left...

Hiking in Patagonia

May 25, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lago Puelo National Park is a huge glacial basin and wilderness area just 10km south of  El Bolsón. There is daily bus service, on the hour from downtown El Bolsón. I’ve been wanting to explore the area for the last several months and finally got a chance this weekend. I hiked the trail known...
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