Episode 106: Adventure in Patagonia

  • Watch the Promo! Episode 106: Adventure in Patagonia

    Watch the Promo! Episode 106: Adventure in Patagonia

    Nik and Dusty make their way south, to the legendary region of South America known as Patagonia. After conquering one of Argentina’s most spectacular glaciers (and toasting the occasion in a very special way) they cross the border into southern Chile. And using a world-renowned Patagonian eco-lodge as a base camp…

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  • Photo of the Day: The Wide Open Spaces of Argentine Patagonia

    Photo of the Day: The Wide Open Spaces of Argentine Patagonia

    As we mentioned in the post that accompanied yesterday’s episode, wherever we travel we always hold a special spot in our hearts for those places that remind us a little bit of home. And few places we’ve visited remind us of the vast, beautiful wide open spaces, big skies and endless plains of West Texas, more than the Patagonian plains of Argentina.

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  • Photo of the Day: The Rugged Gauchos of Argentine Patagonia

    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 counterparts.

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  • Photo of the Day: Watching Over the Flock in Patagonia

    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 especially!

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  • Episode Extra: Biking in Chile’s Torres del Paine N.P. (VIDEO)

    Episode Extra: Biking in Chile’s Torres del Paine N.P. (VIDEO)

    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 Chile…

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  • Alien Ice: The Incredible Blue Icebergs of Chile’s Torres del Paine

    Alien Ice: The Incredible Blue Icebergs of Chile’s Torres del Paine

    First thing’s first – we’ll put the questions and debate to bed right out of the gate – none of the photos you’ll see in this post have been Photoshopped, colored, filtered or altered in any way, except for a little bit of cropping to get the photos to fit well on the page. Which is honestly hard to believe when you’re looking at ’em. But it’s true. And now, on to the story…

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  • Photo of the Day: the Icy Blue Rivers of Perito Moreno Glacier

    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 […]

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  • Photo of the Day: Setting Foot on an Icy New Planet

    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! Details of this […]

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  • Photo of the Day: The Stunning Icy Walls of Perito Moreno Glacier

    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 […]

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