One of our correspondents recently had the tough job of going on a custom tour in the northern Patagonia area of Argentina with the premier upscale agency Mai10. Hey, somebody’s gotta do it.

She started in Buenos Aires at the Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt, but then stayed at a range of intimate estancias and fishing lodges in the countryside after she headed south.

It’s a tale of panoramic views, fly fishing, horseback riding, nature parks, and spas, taking in the best of the best that northern Patagonia has to offer. Of course that includes lots of fine wine and wonderful food.

Read the full story here: A Tailor-made Tour of Argentine Patagonia’s Lake District.