I’m glad that you are reading Secrets of Patagonia. After a couple of years living in Argentina it was time to bundle all our Patagonia travel experience on one page.

Traveling to South-America is somehow special. That’s why we want to share all the information that we have about planning a trip to Patagonia. You will enjoy and discover so much more if you’re informed well and understand the way of traveling in Argentina and Chile. The idea of Secrets of Patagonia has it roots from my first project “Secrets of Buenos Aires“.  Give you honest and correct information about multiple topics. As locals we learned the inside secrets on how to get the most out of your tour to Patagonia. From Peninsula Valdés to Ushuaia and back up to El Calafate, Torres del Paine, Bariloche, and so on.

I hope you enjoy reading and have a pleasant trip in Patagonia. Disfruta!

Secrets of Patagonia trip Glenn
Miles (km) traveled in Patagonia: 1860 (3000)

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