Patagonia holidays

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Why Chile’s Route of Parks will be a ‘game changer for tourism’
Patagonia’s dramatic wildernesses are opening up to visitors, but the growth in tourism will be married to conservation and locals’ needs, says the woman behind the project

Isabel Choat

26, Sep, 2019 @3:54 PM

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Chile’s new ‘route of parks’ aims to save the wild beauty of Patagonia
The country has just added 11m acres of land to the national parks

Jonathan Franklin

19, Mar, 2017 @12:04 AM

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Condor moments: trekking in Patagonia
There’s no better way to enjoy the drama of Patagonia than striking out on the W Trek – one of the most remote walks in one of the most beautiful places on Earth

Andrew Alderson

26, Feb, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Argentina still sets the heart – and engine – racing for Emilio Scotto
The adventurer is Guinness world record holder for longest journey by motorbike but loves his home country’s wild spaces as much as anywhere he has visited

Interview by Kamilia Lahrichi

19, Aug, 2016 @12:30 PM

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Patagonia adventure: a voyage round Cape Horn
To mark Cape Horn’s 400th anniversary this month, James Draven voyages there, meets the world’s most southerly lighthouse keeper, and keeps his breakfast down, just

James Draven

16, Jan, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Searching for the remote: Cabo Raso, Patagonia’s coastal ghost town
Holidays don’t get more ‘getaway’ than at Cabo Raso, Argentina, an abandoned coastal village reborn as an eco-friendly retreat. Plus, five more remote trips to try

Allie Lazar

06, Jan, 2016 @6:30 AM

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Camping around South America
After four years’ travelling from the Caribbean coast to Patagonia, Paula Dear says camping in deserts, in the shadow of the Andes and by tropical beaches – all for under £10 a night – made her trip to South America

Paula Dear

14, Nov, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Hiking in South America: readers’ tips
With snowy peaks casting shadows on tropical landscapes, hidden ruins of ancient civilisations and deserts punctuated with immense volcanoes, South America isn’t short of dramatic hikes

Guardian readers

12, Nov, 2015 @6:30 AM

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Patagonia’s controversial new national park
The creation of the Parque Patagonia conservation area – the brainchild of a billionaire US couple – is a step to creating one of the world’s largest national parks. But what’s the hiking like?

Graeme Green

02, Nov, 2015 @6:30 AM

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The week in TV: Downton Abbey; All Change at Longleat; The Naked Choir With Gareth Malone; Patagonia: Earth’s Secret Paradise
They’ll soon be tugging the final forelock at Downton, but don’t worry – there’s plenty of posho action to be had elsewhere

Euan Ferguson

27, Sep, 2015 @6:00 AM

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The only way is Patagonia: the Welsh adventure to South America
A new show combining live action and film, to be broadcast on S4C, explores the colony formed in Argentina by settlers from Wales. Marc Rees explains how he was seduced by their story

Lyn Gardner

30, Jun, 2015 @12:04 PM

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Guide to Patagonia: what to do, how to do it, and where to stay
Forty years ago this month, Bruce Chatwin visited Patagonia and his subsequent book lit a beacon for the remote region in many travellers’ minds. Chris Moss picks the highlights among its peaks, glaciers and lakes

Chris Moss

13, Dec, 2014 @6:59 AM

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