FACTS ON ARGENTINA
This enormous region south of Buenos Aires province features a glacier-dotted
mountainous interior, unique coastal wildlife and Andean national parks.
is a special treat for lovers of wildlife, with large
numbers of sea lions, elephant seals, guanacos, rheas, Magellanic penguins,
sea birds, flamingos and right whales.
The Perito Moreno Glacier
of Santa Cruz is a 60-meter-high (197-ft-high)
river of rising, toppling and exploding ice, though it hasn't been advancing
for several years.
Carmen de Patagones
is a beautiful colonial city and there are unexpected
vestiges of the area's previous Welsh inhabitants - in particular the town of