Argentinian Patagonia and science solidarity

The last step of our journey in Argentinian Patagonia was El Chalten to do several hikes in the Fitz Roy group of mountains.   The town of El Chalten has only been in existence for 30 years and was established to lay claim to land that both Argentina and Chile say they own. We decided to hitchhike to go there. To me, it is a  good way … Continue reading Argentinian Patagonia and science solidarity

Unraveling the mysteries of the glaciers in Patagonia

Among the most spectacular and precious landforms, glaciers hold inestimable information about climate changes and life on our planet. Glacier ice is the largest reservoir of fresh water on the planet, storing an estimated 70 percent of the world’s supply. We went to discover one of them: the Perito Moreno glacier in the heart of Argentinian Patagonia. This little video summarizes our excursion:   Of course, as we … Continue reading Unraveling the mysteries of the glaciers in Patagonia

Iguazu waterfalls, a wonder of the world at the border between Brazil and Argentina

It is not very common to see 3 countries from one point. We were at one of these places, the border between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. It is demarcated by the Iguassu and Parana rivers. We are here to visit one of the natural wonders of the world, the Iguazu waterfalls. Despite the crowd and the selfies sticks, I can say, it is one of the … Continue reading Iguazu waterfalls, a wonder of the world at the border between Brazil and Argentina