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Why horse-riding in Patagonia is the ultimate adventure holiday

Why horse-riding in Patagonia is the ultimate adventure holiday

By Jakob Von Plessen, Monday November

But for him there’s something unique about this part of Argentina, deep in southern Patagonia near the city of El Calafate and the legendary Perito Moreno Glacier. Back at the ranch, serious suppers are served by Christian Menendez, the protégé of fire-lighting chef Francis Mallmann. When not working with the Jakotango founder, Mahon tailors a special trip to the far south of Patagonia, on the Chilean side. There’s only one major road – the National Route 40 – that runs north to south across Argentina, with tracks leading off to farms and homesteads. Now read:Patagonia, Chile, the ultimate road tripThe world's greatest road trip: Patagonia, Chile Epic Adventures The world's greatest road trip: Patagonia, ChileChef Francis Mallmann in PatagoniaAdvertisementThis is the world's ultimate barbecue cookery school Epic Adventures This is the world's ultimate barbecue cookery schoolThe Atacama Desert: take the long way from Argentina to Chile