Parque Nacional Los Glaciares is on of the top national parks of Patagonia. It is located in the southern part of argentinian Patagonia near the town of El Calafate. Within the parks boundaries you can find an abundance of spectacular mountains, lakes and glaciers. Glaciar Perito Moreno the famous glaciers is one of its top sights – visit by hordes of tourists each year. Both, Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre are situated right in the center of the park

Parque Nacional Los Glaciares attracts climbers and hikers from all around the globe. The little town El Chaltén acts as a hub for anybody wanting to experience the real Patagonia.

Parque Nacional Los Glaciares on the Blog

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Fitz Roy reflected in Laguna de los Tres at sunrise.

In Patagonia

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Since I'm being treated to some decent internet connection these days I thought I'd give you a little update about my whereabouts... I'm reciding in Ushuaia at the moment with a few hours off, before i continue to Isla Navarino to do one…

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A tent in front of Cerro Fitz Roy at dawn

Merry Christmas 2015

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Merry X-Mas everyone!! I'm lucky enough to be celebrating in Patagonia this year. Here's a shot from last week. I'll post some updates next week - if internet connection permits...

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Fitz Roy reflection at sunset.

Rise of the Dark Knight

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I'm finally back in front of my desktop computer after 11 weeks of travelling. Lots of new stuff to process and work on, but for now all I can offer is this older shot of mine. Found it deep down in my archive last year when I was looking…

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Stars and moonlight above Cerro Torre, Patagonia.

The Light of the Night

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If you'd wake me up in the middle of the night and ask me about my favourite mountains, Cerro Torre would probably be one of the first I came up with. Ever since I first saw a picture of it, and even more so after my first visit to…

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Joerg Bonner looking at mountains and a huge lenticular cloud.

2013… B-Sides and Snapshots

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31st of December. Top-Of and Best-Of lists all over the social webs – you’ve probably seen enough of these. Still, this is the time to look back at the past year and so I thought I’d tell the story of my year with the help of a few shots…

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Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy at night

Silent Watchers

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Patagonia is mostly known for its famous mountains, but you’ll also find a fair share of stories being told about the notorious weather. And indeed it’s not uncommon to experience four season within one day. Rain, sun and clouds often…

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Lago Viedma at sunrise.

Red Dawn

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Excuse me for jumping back and forth between continents, but today I didn’t really feel like posting another himalayan shot. I’ve been busy planning another patagonian adventure that’s supposed to take place during the next few months and…

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Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy at sunrise

Nature Highlights

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I was asked by fellow austrian photographers at NatureHighlights.com to participate in their blog showcasing one nature image a day. I have been following the blog for a while already and have been impressed by the quality of the images on…

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Cerro Norte at sunrise.

Dawn of the Apocalypse

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I have travelled through Patagonia quite a lot and the rugged landscapes have been a huge inspiration for me. But even in a place were beauty is abundant you have to go a bit further – so, by the end of our last stay we left the well…

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Last Moments of Light

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If you're a photographer yourself, you may well have experienced that the most demanding challenges you face are the ones that leave lasting memories. It's the outer circumstances that make those moments, regardless whether they are of success or failure, so special. A picture taken from a car park, no matter how iconeous the scenery or dazzling the light, will never be the same as one that you took one day's march away from civilization.

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Colourful sunset clouds.

Elusive Hues

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There was no time to scout for another composition. I didn't want to miss a second of what was going on on the main stage (more on that in another post). I simply turned around, positioned my tripod, pressed the shutter button twice and…

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Looking the Cañadon del Rio de las Vueltas in Parque Nacional los Glaciares

The Far Side

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It was our third morning out there and we had already been thinking about not even getting out of the car. All that we could see in the west was a thick layer of low lying clouds. A few curtains of rain were hauled around by the wind.…

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Sunset on the mountains surrounding El Chaltén

Los Glaciares: El Chaltén

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It was on the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén, when I first saw the panorama of the cordillera and the shapes of Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy with my own eyes. And in this very moment I realized that this trip was going to be something…

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Sunset clouds above Fitz Roy and Laguna de los Tres

Fitz Roy on Fire

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Chaltén as Fitz Roy was called by the indigenous people is a peak of 3.406m and is well known amongst climbers all around the world. Not only is it a great mountain to climb but also to photograph. Patagonia’s climate and strong winds are…

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Glowing Fitz Roy

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Patagonia and especially Parque Nacional Los Glaciares is a photographer's dream. I had no idea how beautiful it would be when I was planning our trip. I knew that it was going to be one of the highlights of our 8 weeks trip through southern America, but it turned out to be more than that.

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