The glittering star of Argentina’s remarkable Los Glaciares National Park is the crystalline, 30km (18mi) river of ice called Perito Moreno Glacier. It is the planet’s third-largest reserve of fresh water and one of the continent’s only advancing glaciers. This photogenic natural wonder is also one of the most easily accessible glaciers in Latin America, and perhaps the most popular destination in Patagonia for visitors both mild and wild.
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March 12, 2012
October 24, 2011
The tiny, touristy town of El Calafate in Argentina, not quite at the tip of South America itself, is the gateway to all manner of exquisite attractions carved from Patagonia‘s glacial landscape. The village is a popular base for hikers, climbers, and sightseers, who come to visit Torres Del Paine National Park and Los Glaciares National Park.