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Sue in north-west Argentina

When I was invited to north-west Argentina I jumped at the opportunity. Having travelled extensively elsewhere within the country this less-visited corner had long been on my wish list. The region is known for its extreme landscapes, friendly people and excellent wine, and it did not disappoint! Sal... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports, Riding
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The Wilds of Patagonia. Press mention by Chris Moss

Chris Moss includes Last Frontiers in his article about Patagonia. We love Patagonia too! Particularly the stunning landscapes, cloud formations, sheep, homely estancias, wild weather, general remoteness and gauchos. After spending a few nights enjoying all that Buenos Aires has to offer, fly south... Read more»

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Sue in Chile and Argentina

When I spotted the Christmas departure of the Puelo Valley ride from Chile to Argentina and was also offered the opportunity to experience some of Chile's wonderful highlights with a friend, I jumped at them all. The Atacama desert exceeded my expectations and the scenery in Torres del Paine is spec... Read more»

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Chris Moss with the gauchos in Argentina

Chris Moss travelled to Argentina, re-visiting the Pampas to marvel at the gauchos and stay at some of the most authentic estancias close to Buenos Aires. Estancias are traditionally family country ranches where one is usually looked after by the owners and the asado is a lunch time tradition.   Ga... Read more»

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Whale watching in Argentina

The sea around the Valdes Peninsula is fabulous for whale watching. One of the best spots is near Puerto Madryn. The best times of year are July to October for Right whales and for killer whales, March and April. To see killer whales one would need to venture out further onto the peninsula and stay... Read more»

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Torres del Paine - a spellbinding sight

On 3 July the CNN website featured a list of twenty-seven sights that will remind you how incredible Earth is. Torres del Paine was featured among them (deservedly so, we feel). Patagonia has much to offer and you could choose to combine both Argentine and Chilean Patagonia. From Calafate in Argenti... Read more»

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The Falklands/Malvinas - leave it to the diplomats

The debate over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has once again become a news item. Politicians, with their usually short term outlook, have often used populist issues to distract their public from other less easily-solved economic problems. A whiff of oil, or any other poten... Read more»

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Ride and swim with the gauchos

A Gaucho is an equivalent of the North American "cowboy". In the 19th centuary, gauchos made up the majority of the rural population, herding cattle on the vast estancias, and practicing hunting as their main economic activities. One of the three great wetlands of South America (along with the Venez... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press releases

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