The world is full of differences and we have been very privileged to witness a tremendous amount of diversity throughout the course of the expedition. Differences abound at all levels of society and culture and learning about why people, cultures and countries do things differently and more importantly, appreciating that certain things are in fact done differently is an invaluable education. However, from time to time, you also learn that many things are quite similar and familiar to what you know and recognize from home, wherever that may be.
Tag Archives: El Chalten
A Rodeo is a Rodeo
November 10, 2008 – 12:45 pm
By Steve Bouey | Posted in Action Sports, Argentina, South America, Trip Thoughts | Also tagged Argentina, Asado, broncos, Canada, cowboy, gaucho, Mexico, National Western Stockshow, rodeo, South America | Comments (1)
El ChaltÃ©n and Fitz Roy
October 18, 2008 – 5:22 am
The two towns of El Calafate and El Chalten are easily considered the jumping off points for quenching all of your basic Patagonia needs. While El Calafate is more of a destination in and of itself these days catering to any and all, El Chalten is geared more towards climbing and trekking enthusiasts as it’s tucked at the foot of world famous Mount Fitz Roy.
By Melissa Terry | Posted in Argentina, South America | Also tagged Argentina, Mount Fitz Roy | Comments (0)