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[9 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Random Photo (3): Esquel, Argentina

The third in the series of random photos from 11 months in Latin America comes from National Park Los Alerces in Chebut Province, Argentina. The park takes its name form the Alerce tree, which only grows in this part of the world. These trees are some of the oldest living trees in the world, some being over 3,000 years old.
Aside from the Alerce trees, the park has numerous lakes and rivers, and an abundance of trails for hikers. Well worth a trip if you are in this part of …

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[16 Apr 2006 | No Comment | ]

Days 188 to 190 – Sunday 26th to Tuesday 28th March 2006
After the Saturday evenings events my Sunday was dintinctly quiet. Monday was only a little more active, I bought my ticket out of Argentina for the following evening, had a wander around town and watched Spurs beat West Brom.

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[9 Apr 2006 | 7 Comments | ]

Day 187 – Saturday 25th March 2006
Part two of The Road Trip started out with a very uninspiring vist to a cheese-making factory, but this was soon over and it was into the good bit. Between Cafayate and Salta there were numerous locations to stop and take in some of the most impressive scenery I had seen in all Argentina.

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[25 Mar 2006 | 2 Comments | ]

Day 175 – Monday 13th March 2006
Wanting to get back to Argentina I needed to take a 7 hour bus trip to Mendoza. This journey involved crossing the Andes mountain range. I had heard this was a spectacular road and therefore I decided to make the trip during the day so I could appreciate the famous mountain range.

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[21 Mar 2006 | No Comment | ]

Day 172 – Friday 10th March 2006
The huge distances between points of interest in Argentina means a lot of time is spent on buses going from town to town. That is unless you want to fly, which works out a tad too expensive. So with the Oasis concert in mind I set out from Bariloche at half five in the morning to make the 1300km trip to Santiago.