Posted by Doogoo doogii Posted on 10:48 AM with No comments
The crack and rumble of rifle fire reverberates through the jags of cobalt blue ice.
I freeze for a moment and my crampons claw and gnash into the slippery surface beneath me.
I am perched on Perito Moreno Glacier whose ancient frozen bulk slides into Lago Argentino at the southern tip of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
The 250 square kilometre ice formation is 30km long and is one of 48 glaciers fed by the ice field in the Andes mountain range dividing Argentina and Chile. It is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water