I’ve been exploring south argentinian national parks for three years now.

There’s plenty of uncharted and unsupervised land. I’ve got my own favourite personal spots, but there’s lots to choose from. The problem with all of them is the same. Settling in protected areas is illegal. Not in the going-to-prison sense, but in the kick-you-out one.

Here’s the secret: The reason so many sites are uncharted and thus unprotected, is reaching them is almost imposible. Patagonia forests are convered by this invasive species called Chusquea culeou, making it harder to make three steps without finding yourself trapped between walls of bamboos.

Being a third world country, rangers aren’t paid enough, nor there isn’t enough of them to cover the huge protected area Argentina has, even less to make their way through this dense vegetation that grows down south. Which makes it a perfect destiny for us “poor off-griders”

There’s practically unlimited land to be gained over there. But in order to transform it, plenty of effort needs to be put into it. Getting rid of that bamboo and fallen trees requires massive ammount of work, I can’t overstate this enough!

This is part of the reason I’m here, I just can’t do it by myself. And also, I don’t want to. Given how amazing I think this experience will be, I’m here to offer myself for guidance and as a partner in crime to create our own personal little paradise.

I’m an experienced gardener, I have all the crops and plantations planned out. Of course first clear fields are needed. I have made several cabins throughout my whole life and I’m currently researching and reading everyday to improve on this craft.

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I’m also an argentinian national and know perfectly how to get around everywhere without getting into trouble. I’m 29 years old, above all things I’m an idealist, and intellectual, and due to high moral principles is that I can’t be a part of this corrupted society anymore.

Ideally I would like to start with one person, but if you are a couple or group of friends don’t hesitate to contact me.

There are many chords to be carried out. Not all require intense physical exertion.

Willing to discuss any further ideas, suggestions and answer questions.

Peace. Juan.

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10 Responses to “Limitless Off-Grid land in Argentina”

  1. Cory

    Are you still looking for a partner in crime. Contact me

  2. Daniel

    Hola juan
    Yo no soy una persona de frio asi es que mi pregunta es…
    El norte hay algun lugar que se pueda vivir of grid sin que el sistema te joda
    Yo lo ize en canada por varios años pero el frio me echo afuera y ahora estoy en panama en mi velero que estoy vendiendo para vivir of grid.
    Conoces el norte?
    Se podria?

  3. Pedro

    Juan, has explorado los alrededores del lago La Roca cerca de ushuaia? Yo ando pensando seriamente en la posibilidad de irme a vivir “off the grid” y quisiera saber más sobre la zona.


    P.D. Te dejo mi contacto. +598 91890290

  4. Jack Misiaszek

    I am all in. I have wood working and building experience. I love working in nature. Strong willed, athletic, and mentally stable.

  5. Zach

    Hola Juan mucho gusto, soy desde los estados unidos. Mi novia y yo, queremos vivir en Argentina. Tenemos experiencia con bio construcion, jardin organico y viviente en un communidad y poco experiencia con bio filtracion. No tenemos mucho platta pero queremos vivir por libre con la tierra. Solamente hablamos un poco español, si podemos hablar en engles es mas facil. Quiero mas informacion llamame con whatsapp porfa. +15038674163

  6. Angie

    Juan, con mi novio el año que viene nos queremos ir al sur, para el lado de las montañas, nos podrías contactar por favor? yeannesjimena@hotmail.com mi tel es 1566555557 por fa. Tenemos muchas herramientas y ganas de mandar esta forma enfermiza de vivir al carajo.

  7. Matias Vazquez

    Hola Juan, interesante propuesta. Estaba pensando investigar la zona de Rio Negro este verano para mudarme a mi futuro hogar – auto-sustentable. Soy de Buenos Aires. Charlemos. Saludos.

  8. justin falcon

    18y male interested in living off-grid and willing to work hard to create a good community

  9. Kizziyah

    need help in this, please help

  10. Kizziyah

    How does a person such as myself contact you or connect with you Juan?