By Roy Heale
As a travel journalist for the past fourteen years specializing in gay and lesbian travel, I have been privileged to explore North America, Europe, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and more. But when I first arrived in San Carlos de Bariloche in the Argentine Andes mountains I knew I had discovered a true gem which is also happens to be one of the trendy new LGBT destinations in South America. The majestic beauty of the region is breathtaking and unspoiled by the local growth and tourism in the region.
A combination of mountains and pristine blue-water lakes, called Argentina's Lake District, it is a wonderful outdoor playground for LGBT families of all ages. The mild temperate climate allows this to be a year-round tourist destination for everything from winter skiing to every day mountain hiking, boating, fishing, and more.
If you're looking for local LGBT experts to help you find your way around gay-friendly Bariloche and t…