The Latest from Nik and Dusty’s Blog

  • VIDEO: Biking in Chile’s Incredible Torres del Paine National Park

    So after an incredible day hiking and drinking whiskey atop the stunning Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia, we unfortunately have to wave goodbye to Argentina once again, and head deeper into Patagonia and eventually across the border into southern
  • Photo of the Day: the Icy Blue Rivers of Perito Moreno Glacier

    One of the most magnificent and mind-blowing things you’ll notice in and around glaciers and icebergs, is that they glow a brilliant bright blue color in places. So bright, and so blue, it’s honestly difficult to believe it’s not some sort of man-made (or alien) special effect. It’s simply magical
  • Photo of the Day: Setting Foot on an Icy New Planet

    A great perspective on what it was like trekking across the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina’s Patagonia. At times we felt as though we were walking on another planet. Too cool! Check out the video from our adventure on Perito Moreno here. And stay around for the whiskey at the
  • Photo of the Day: The Stunning Icy Walls of Perito Moreno Glacier

    Having traveled the world a bit and seen more than a few glaciers along the way, we can whole-heartedly say that few are as imposing and spectacular as mighty Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park near El Calafate, Argentina. We snapped this shot as our boat passed near
  • VIDEO: Trekking Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia

    The Argentine city of El Calafate is one of the most popular tourist hubs in all of Patagonia. And more often than not, tourists to El Calafate come to this area to visit one place more than any other: the spectacular Perito Moreno
  • Photo of the Day: The Rugged Gauchos of Argentine Patagonia

    Back home in Texas, we still have our cowboys. Our vaqueros. Though it's true - there aren't as many true cowboys remaining today, you still don't have to look too far to find 'em. As the legend holds, cowboys are generally strong, honest, silent types - but very proud and certainly capable of kicking your ass when provoked. And it turns out the very same could be said for their Argentine
  • Photo of the Day: Watching Over the Flock in Patagonia

    One of the coolest things about our visit to the Estancia el Galpon near El Calafate, Argentina was being able to watch the gauchos and the dogs work the flocks of sheep out in the fields behind the estancia. The dogs