Crossing latin borders

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One of the nicest ways of getting from Chile (Puerto Varas) to Argentina (Bariloche) is probably by boat, which only Cruce Andino makes possible.
If you love to see mountains, forests, lakes, but especially snow-capped volcanoes and glaciers, then this is definitely the most exciting way to cross Latin borders.
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Horseback riding the Patagonian lands

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Ariane picks us up in Down Town Bariloche, where 3 other tourists and I join her for a short pick-up ride to her home. There she has her horses waiting for us to be picked. I get to share the backseat during the 15 minutes ride with her three lovely dogs. She has a Greyhound, a Labrador and a puppy dachshund. Together with the dogs, we’re going for a super fun horse riding tour in Bariloche today!

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Bariloche and my secret home

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Why can’t these Argentinean people just be NOT kind! Arghh.. Everywhere I go I seem to end up wanting to stay longer. I have no complains at all, but it’s just so difficult to move on to the next destination. I’m totally in love with this magical country.
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Refugio Frey in the Andes

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I really deserved this, I’m thinking as I lay down on the rocks at the lakeside near the peak of the mountain. After having hiked for four hours I’ve finally made it to Refugio Frey. I had no idea that I was going to encounter a lake at this height, so I forgot to bring my bikini. Luckily it’s okay (I think) to just relax near a lake in Argentina in your underwear. So I’ll just do that.
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