Road Trips Photography

Patagonia Verde

Patagonia Verde, Chile, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Patagonia Verde is the northern part of Chilean Patagonia and is significantly different to the better known – and busier – southern Patagonia. The Carretera Austral (Ruta 7) is the principal road through the region and is part of the inter-continental pan American highway. Patagonia Verde starts with a ferry journey from Puerto Montt and […]

Patagonia Steppe

Patagonia Steppe, Chile, Travel Photography

The “Patagonia Steppe” refers to the middle length of Patagonia – where moors, grasslands and more prominent peaks replace Patagonia Verde. Broadly speaking, the steppe is centred around the Aysen region of Chilean Patagonia and ends with the Carretera Austral at O’Higgins. After the township of O’Higgins, ice fields, lakes and fjords make further progress […]

Patagonia Argentina

Patagonia Argentina, Argentina, Travel Photography, Vin Images

The journey into Patagonia Argentina commenced – surprisingly – with a long desert drive on Ruta 40. Driving through infertile and featureless desert on the other side of Chile’s very wet and ecologically-rich mountains, is a rather ruthless reminder of how incredibly fragile Patagonia is. The arid journey south on Ruta 40 was a necessary […]