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El Chalten

Recalling Patagonia’s Glaciar Grande

It’s hot in Ljubljana these days, the temperatures still pushing 30 and higher. Having spent the vast majority of the past 11 months at higher elevations or cooler climes, the heat doesn’t bother me. But it’s still nice to think about some place cooler while unpacking boxes and when strolling through the late summer windless warmth. Places like…
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A Birthday with Fitz Roy

The Patagonian winds' birthday present to me today? Blowing away the clouds and mist, ever-so-briefly, from the peak of Mt. Fitz Roy, allowing an unusually rare pleasure: a clear look at all of this imposing mountain's 3,359-metre high majesty. AKA Cerro Chaltén, the mountain sits on the border between Argentina and Chile in the Southern…
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