Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Patagonia: Smiles, silence and the majestic Mount Fitz Roy

By Mark Reppert

November 5, 2012

PATAGONIA — 7 a.m. I wake up to the shrill of an alarm and roll over on my top bunk, releasing the warm pocket of air underneath my big, wool blanket. With half of my body hanging off, I manage to pull back the drapes and take...

Ice hiking in Patagonia

By Carolyn Tiernan

April 17, 2012

For my Spring Break, I flew down to Argentinian Patagonia, to the towns of El Calafate and El Chalten.  Patagonia is the term for the entire southern region of Argentina and Chile, and the towns I visited are known for glaciers and hiking, respecti...