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    Top 3 Patagonia Excursions in Argentina

    Immense, breathtaking, peaceful and sometimes absolutely unbelievable: Patagonia is definitely one of the best places in the world to blend with nature, live an adventure and reconnect with one’s self. Its territory has an extension of more than one thousand square kilometers that occupy both Chile and Argentina, which are divided by the Andes Mountains. If your pick is the Argentine side, here are three Patagonia excursions you should Read more
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    4 Top Spots to See Wildlife in Argentina

    Are you an animal lover? Or are you someone who wants a break from the concrete jungle? Either way, you must visit Argentina. The country is dotted with areas that have vast open spaces for friendly fauna to wander around freely. Additionally, the Argentineans have also created many wildlife sanctuaries to protect the beautiful natives of their land. From flamingos, armadillos, jaguars to whales, penguins and ancient sea turtles, Read more
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    Puerto Madryn Top Tips

    Famous for its arctic wildlife, Puerto Madryn is Argentina’s prime location for  whale watching. Located on the Golfo Nuevo, which is formed by the Valdes Peninsula and Punta Ninfas,  Puerto Madryn offers numerous excursions for tourists looking to explore the natural wonders of the region and the creatures that inhabit it. [caption id="attachment_7851" align="alignnone" width="625"] Puerto Madryn, Argentina: Whale at Playa el Read more
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    Optional Tours in Puerto Madryn

    Looking for something a little more structured to do in Puerto Madryn besides wandering around? Don’t get me wrong---wandering is great fun, but sometimes you want a plan that takes you directly to see the best parts of the area. After all, when you only have a couple days to experience a place, you want to see as much as you can. Tours are great opportunities to see the most beautiful and exciting parts of Patagonia while also learning a bit Read more
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    Peninsula Valdes Tour in Puerto Madryn

    Most visitors to Argentina do not realize how diverse and vast the Patagonia region is. It encompasses snowy glaciers, staggering mountains, and rugged coastline. Along this coastline lies Puerto Madryn and the small area of Peninsula Valdes, known for its magnificent wildlife viewing. [caption id="attachment_719" align="aligncenter" width="412"] Sunset off the shore[/caption] If you plan a trip to Puerto Madryn, you definitely have to Read more
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    Argentina Whale Watching in Valdes Peninsula

    The Valdes Peninsula to the north of Puerto Madryn was declared a Natural World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999 and is one of the worlds best places for whale watching. Depending on the time of year the southern right whale and the spectacular black and white orca or killer whale can be seen cruising in these waters, as well as elephant seals, penguins and several varieties of dolphin. [caption id="attachment_4949" align="aligncenter" Read more
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    Puerto Madryn Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Welsh in Patagonia

    You may have heard about Argentina’s heavy waves of Italian and Spanish immigration, but did you know that there were other European immigrants who made the journey across the Atlantic, too? Though many different countries are represented in the Argentine immigration makeup, one of the most interesting cases is that of the Welsh settlers who arrived to Patagonia 150 years ago this month. [caption id="attachment_6108" align="aligncenter" Read more
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    The Best Beaches in Argentina

    With almost 5,000 km of coastline to offer, the beaches of Argentina have long been a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. While beaches receive most of their visitors in the summer months of January and February, the Argentine coast is a great option for a quick getaway all year long. From the glamorous northern beaches in the Buenos Aires province to the untouched sand on the shores of Patagonia, there is always a perfect Read more
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    Visiting Patagonia In The Winter

    While it might be true that Argentina’s Patagonia region is known for its cold climate, glaciers and close proximity to Antarctica, a common misconception of Patagonia is that it is too cold to visit during the winter. Many people assume that the summer is the only time of year for visiting Patagonia, but in reality Patagonia is a great place to visit all year around. The truth of the matter is, while it is certainly cold in the winter, there Read more
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    Whale Watching in Puerto Madryn

    If a Patagonia trip in Argentina is not taking place within the breathtaking Andes mountain range, it is certainly by the sea. The Patagonian coast teems with life and is relatively devoid of human exploitation, making it a wild and enjoyable trip. Visits to the Patagonian coast focus on Puerto Madryn and the Valdes Peninsula, a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site in large part because the wild life congregates here to mate, Read more