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Estancia in Chubut

Photos from trips by MacDermott’s Argentina

MacDermott’s Argentina organises a  variety of different types of trips but we specialise in horse riding holidays and adventure holidays, we work all round the country and occasionally, when it is an intrinsic part of the a trip in the neighbouring countries.  All the photos in this album were taken during trips organised by MacDermott’s Argentina […]

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My Beautiful Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a fabulously boisterous fascinating city that never lets you stop dancing. It is second only to New York on its number of theatres, there are more bookshops per capita than any other city in the world and it is bursting at the seems with culture. MacDermott’s Argentina feels beyond fortunate to call […]

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Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the cherries of Argentina’s vast, varied and beautiful scenery. It is an immense 30 km long river of ice, stretching down from Andes and cutting Lake Argentino in two at its end. It is 5 kms wide and above the surface of the lake it has an average height […]

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Argentine Antarctica

Like most Antarctic territories Argentine Antarctica is currently only a claim – parts of which are disputed by other countries. For now all claims and disputes have been put on hold by the Antarctic treaty but with over 200 people living in six different bases all year round on the territory Argentina seems pretty confident […]

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The Mocona Waterfall

The Mocona Waterfall is an oddity in the waterfall world. Where most waterfalls run perpendicular to a river Mocona runs parallel. This is due to a narrow underwater canyon running along the bottom of the Uruguay river. The falls may be a little cousin of Iguazu but at 2,000 meters wide they are a long […]

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The Jesuit Missions

The Jesuits had missions all across South America though the most famous, thanks to Jeremy Irons and Robert De Niro, are close to the Iguazu falls in the northeast of Argentina, Misiones province. Though the Jesuit missions and missionaries are a controversial topic, wandering around the ruins you cannot help but marvel at what the Jesuits achieved. […]

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The Cloud Train

I imagine Richard Maury, the American engineer who built the Cloud Train,  must have taken a very deep breath when he first looked up at the route that snakes into the mountains. The finished result climbs to 4,220 mts (13,841 ft) and traverses: 29 bridges, 13 viaducts,  21 tunnels, 2 spirals and 2 zigzags. It […]

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The Mountain of Seven Colours

The mountain of seven colours is the the kaleidoscopic backdrop to the town of Purmamarca, Jujuy province. The town is built out of locally made adobe bricks giving it the curious appearance of fading into the base of the hills. In fact, during siesta time, it is so quiet it might as well be part […]

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