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“La Trochita” a.k.a Old Patagonian Express

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"La Trochita" "Old Patagonian Express"
salamandra a leña salamander stove
vagones wooden cars
maquinista conductor
estrecho narrow

La Trochita -por su mínimo tamaño- es un tren que parece de juguete… ¡pero es real y existe! 

Cada día, desde 1922, su locomotora a vapor y sus vagones de madera con  salamandra a leña,  salen de excursión  con el maquinista y los pasajeros de este cuento verdadero. 

Desde Esquel hasta El Maitén son dos horas y media  de paseo relajado porque va muy despacito sobre sus vías estrechas…va La Trochita cruzando un valle de glaciares milenarios, bosques de araucarias y  toda la magia de la Patagonia Argentina.

“La Trochita” -for its small size- is a train that looks like a toy…but it’s real and exists! 

Every day, since 1922, its steam locomotive and wooden cars with salamander wood stove, leave on excursion with the conductor and the passengers in this true story.

 From Esquel to El Maitén it’s a 2 and a half hour relaxed trip because it goes very slowly on it’s narrow tracks…La Trochita passes across a valley of thousand year old glaciers, forests of araucaria trees and all of the magic of Argentina’s Patagonia.


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