El Chalten. Argentina

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This is a colorful village, that overlooks the breathtaking northern sector of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. It is best known for world-class trails. It was founded in 1985, in a rush to beat Chile to the land claim. El Chalten is a town with constant construction, hippie values and packs of roaming dogs. Each year, more and more tourists flock in to check out this part of Argentina. May to September are the busiest months for this town, as those are the winter months there.

 

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