Argentina beats to your rhythm

The End of the World town of Ushuaia, gateway to Antarctica. El Calafate with its famous Perito Moreno and many more glacial ice fields. Also in this Patagonia adventure : El Chaltén, the Hiking capital of Argentina. No visit is complete without the vibrant city of Buenos Aires.
Perito Moreno  Can you spot the 4 people hiking on the Glaciar ? It gives you a better of the glaciar's size. Look at the left side on the glaciar - January 24, 2010 El Calafate  Glaciares National Park is located in the Santa Cruz Province in Argentina - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Patagonian skies  I noticed the strangest clouds in the Patagonian blue skies - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 Perito Moreno  Sailing towards the front wall of Perito Moreno - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010
Perito Moreno  The Moreno Glacier is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Perito Moreno  Patagonia is quite a remote destination for us Europeans, but worth to travel every kilometer to finally see this new Wonder of the World - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Perito Moreno  The Moreno Glacier is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Perito Moreno  The Perito Moreno Glacier is a spectacular sight surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Take a day to explore the glacier and appreciate the beauty of nature - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010
Perito Moreno  The views are always impressive, no matter from what angle you are admiring the spectacular blueish Perito Moreno Glaciar - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Los Glaciares National Park  A forest of blue ice. Being so close with nature this part of the planet makes you feel very small - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Perito Moreno  Periodically, the glacier advances so much that it creates a natural dam that divides the lake. When the pressure of the dammed water reaches breaking point, the ice barrier ruptures in a spectacular display - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Ushuaia  Inscription on a statue (see next image) in Ushuaia as my fellow citizen Adrien de Gerlache was the captain and commander of the first international expedition to Antarctica (1897-1899), being the first who stayed all winter on the frozen continent. The momunmet was just 2 years before my arrival released by his grandson Bernard de Gerlache. Ushuaia - January 2010
Ushuaia  Monument of fellow Belgian citizen Adrien de Gerlache - Ushuaia - January 2010 Ushuaia  Strange seabird on the shores of Ushuaia - January 2010 Ushuaia  Quite a view from my hotel room - Ushuaia with a perfect backdrop - January 2010 Ushuaia  Road to Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego - The end of the World - January 2010
Perito Moreno  Hard to see at the picture but the front wall of Perito Moreno Glaciar is 5 km across and 60 m high it occasionally advances across Brazo Rico, blocking the fjord - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Beagle Channel  The old Eclaireurs Light House, standing on a small island in the Beagle Channel, dating back from 1919 is one of the icons of Ushuaia - Argentina - january 12, 2010 Ushuaia  Since this place is the only way to get really close with the penguins, I decided to sail to the island - Ushuaia - Argentina - january 13, 2010 Isla Los Lobos  Isla de Los Lobos in the Beagle Channel, closely with the sea mammals’ games and rituals - Ushuaia - Argentina - january 14, 2010
Isla Los Lobos  The reigning silence emphasizes the impression that you are truly at the end of the world. The sound of the waves are only interupted by the noise of Sea Lions, Cormorants and Albatross - Ushuaia - Argentina - january 14, 2010 Tierra Del Fuego  Ushuaia is the perfect gateway for visiting Tierra del Fuego National Park, a colony of Gentoo and Magellanic Penguins and ofcourse the departing point for spectacular cruises to Antarctica - Ushuaia - Argentina - january 12, 2010 Upsala Glaciar  Cruising on board the Leal, a small yacht that sleeps about a dozen passengers - Upsala Glaciar - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 The Leal  Life on board Leal Cruise is the highlight of the day - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010
Penguins  Magellanic Penguins on Martillo Island - Ushuaia - Argentina - january 13, 2010 Patagonia  Found this on the countryside of Patagonia - January 2010 Patagonia  Visitng Perito Moreno on board the Leal, an unbeatable privelege - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 The Leal  "The Happy Few" - Passengers and crew of  The Leal  posing for the group picture in front of Perito Moreno - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010
El Chaltén  Glaciar Piedras Blancas and Laguna Piedras Blancas - El Chaltén - Argentina - january 24, 2010 El Chaltén  El Chaltén is a young mountain village, declared as Argentina's trekking capital due to a wide range of outdoor activities that can be performed in contact with nature. I wondered who's staring at who when I spotted this owl during a hike to Laguna Torre. - El Chaltén - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Perito Moreno  Perito Moreno Glaciar is by far the most spectacular and unforgettable excursion in all Patagonia - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Patagonia  Lago Argentino - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010
El Calafate  Walking on the ice itself is a wonderful way to experience Perito Moreno Glaciar - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 Los Glaciares National Park  Los Glaciares National Park is part of the third largest glacial landmass worldwide, and the largest outside Antarctica and Greenland - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010 El Calafate  A flock of pink flamingos within walking distance from my accomodation in El Calafate - Argentina - january 23, 2010 Buenos Aires  Buenos Aires is the ultimate destination for dancing to Argentine Tango, so why not ? - La Boca - Buenos Aires - Argentina - january 26, 2010
Buenos Aires  Put on my dancing shoes and get started in the streets of La Boca - Buenos Aires - Argentina - january 26, 2010 El Calafate  A sample of the magnificent natural beauty of Los Glaciares National Park - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 El Calafate-1  Cruising through the Patagonian Southern Ice fields is a very rewarding experience - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 El Calafate  As the water pressure builds up behind it, the Perito Moreno ice breaks, reopening the channel and sending giant icebergs rushing down Lago Argentina - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 24, 2010
Spegazzini Glaciar  Spegazzini, the park's tallest glacier, rising up to 130 meters above sea level !! - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 El Calafate  View from aboard the Leal - January 2010 Puerto Vacas  Disembark and visit to Puesto Vacas - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010 Patagonia  Simply enjoying mother nature's gift - Los Glaciares National Park - Argentina - january 21, 2010
Ushuaia  Its a tough ride sometimes at the forest of Patagonia - Ushuaia - January 2010 Plaza de Mayo  Plaza de Mayo - Buenos Aires - Argentina - March 1992 Buenos Aires  Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina - january 25, 2010 La Boca  La Boca barrio of Buenos Aires, home to the famous Caminito street - Buenos Aires - Argentina - january 26, 2010