It was Friedrich Nietzsche that said “all truly great ideas are conceived by walking”, but Nietzsche had obviously never walked in Patagonia.
Youtube star and pro blogger Nadine Sykora knows a thing or two about travel. So when she says Patagonia blew her away, it pays to listen up.
If you could trace a beaten track through South America, there’s a good chance you won’t find the wilds of Chile anywhere near it. While most holiday makers are soaking up the sun on Ipanema or floating up the Amazon basin avoiding piranhas, this gorgeous country remains a bit of a hidden gem – an unspoiled strip of land running in a thin line along the spine of the Andes.
One of the best holiday thrills is to arrive somewhere new and discover that a festival in full swing.
Not only is this a chance to join in all the fun, but as Sean Kennaway discovered on his Intrepid Patagonia trip, it also gives you an ideal opportunity to sample some mouthwatering food…
Emily Mitterhuemer knows firsthand that trekking in Patagonia really puts you through your paces, but reaching your goals in this awe-inspiring region of South America has the greatest rewards…
“I know that hiking up a mountain is not for everyone, but bear with me for a moment. The feeling that you get when you have slogged your way up the toughest part of the trail and the perfect lookout point appears from over the ridge, is a particularly special one. It gives you a sense of accomplishment, not to mention privilege, to be in a hard to reach place that is difficult to achieve any other way. Patagonia is a particularly rewarding place to test your endurance and get back into shape (like you have been promising) with the added bonus of breathtaking scenery and the cleanest air imaginable.