books

Swoop’s Guide to Patagonian Literature

This is by no means a complete reading list to Patagonia but is meant to be used as a starting point. We have chosen five books as “must reads” and then added some of our other favourite titles below. If you need any help in where to source these books or have any other recommendations then we’d love to hear from you.

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Swoop’s Trekking Kit List

The weather in Patagonia is famous for being unpredictable, and you can expect to experience all 4 seasons in one day, from high winds to extreme sun, to chilling cold. The secret is to wear several layers, in order to achieve maximum comfort with minimum weight. It is important to use wind resistant clothing made from materials that dry fast, so we do not recommend cotton fabrics. Make sure you wear in your boots beforehand & bring blister treatment just in case!

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Things to do in Buenos Aires

During her many years living and working in Patagonia, Sally had the pleasure of really getting to know this wonderful capital city, whether taking groups on City Tours, or simply exploring under her own steam. These are Sally’s tips on the top must sees of Buenos Aires…