"The traveler goes there always smaller, quieter, because the glaciers are by definition immense and silent. Imposes its colossal size and if they get split, its only thunder sticks in the memory as a centuries crunch impossible to forget."
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Over 150 years, Argentina and Chile fought the Andes of Patagonia. Complaints, charges, traps and even threats were used on dozens of issues in dispute. Along with my wife went to visit one of the most controversial points of this frontier.
"Natural Park" is a concept invented by man to define some of the wonders of the world. The term "park" the wilderness more accessible, humanizes, but the truth is that in these seven "parks" the traveler feels small or overwhelmed, or both.
Perito Moreno, Bariloche Torres del Paine, three places in Patagonia that no one travel to this beautiful southern region may be lost. By Gerardo Bartolomé
In 2003, along with my wife, stopped three days at the Inn Puerto Blest, an arm of Lake Nahuel Huapi, which flows into the mountains almost to the border with Chile. The boat passed us along to an island which is buried a beloved character for Argentina: Perito Moreno. Even today it is the custom of the boats to sound the horn three times in salute.
On the morning of 30 April 1902 Holdich convinced Moreno to go to school in the valley. When the Argentine and English arrived, the boys sang the anthem of Argentina. Holdich, between intrigued and excited, wondered aloud whether they preferred to be from Argentina or Chile. All responded in unison "Argentina!”, although with a foreign accent.
Wanted to spend a winter holiday of tranquility and comfort and for this we chose a small hotel with all amenities in a very special, Bahia Manzano. (...) That this experience different from all that lived when the Perito Moreno, exploring the area, became apparent to the Chief guest Sayhueque, about 130 years back.