EL BLOG – tagged "Argentina Armchair Travel" – Wooden Table Baking Co.

Ushuaia: The End of the World

by Leslie Henslee on

Sure, it may feel like the end of the world here in the US, but in Argentina, it actually is the end of the world. Ushuaia, located at 55 degrees south latitude, is the southernmost...

The Salty Heights of the Puna

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Cono de Arita is located in the Puna, a vast area that stretches from Peru down into Northern Argentina. It is an arid high plateau most of which lies above 10,000 feet, but below...

Valley of the Moon

by Leslie Henslee on

VERY DIFFERENT FROM VALLEY OF THE DOLLS Inside Northern Argentina's Ischigualasto National Park lies the Valley of the Moon, named after the rugged, otherworldly geological structures that dot its lunar-like landscape....

Mount Tronador is Cracking Good

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THUNDER MOUNTAIN In the southern Andes along the border between Argentina and Chile lies Thunder Mountain - so named for the sounds of its eight cracking glaciers and...

Cuevas de Marmol

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CUEVAS DE MARMOL On the border between Argentina and Chile in Patagonia, freshwater mermaids frolic in an astoundingly colorful Marble Cave Cathedral. These intricate marble caverns were hewn...

Cerro Blanco - White Chocolate Vulcanology

by Leslie Henslee on

WHITE CHOCOLATE VULCANOLOGY Located in northern Argentina, Cerro Blanco is a caldera volcano whose past activity formed one of the most extreme megaripple fields on earth. Really, I just...