Post Tagged with: "Patagonia"

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

February 18, 2019 12 min to read

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

Category : Natural Wonder

Punta Arenas is the southernmost “major city” of Chile, situated on the Magellan Strait, at 53° South latitude. Magellan Strait is a narow sea passage at the tip of the South American continent – between mainland South America and the island of Tierra del Fuego, and is named after the famous circumnavigator Ferdinand Magellan...

Patagonia : Ushuaia

February 3, 2019 20 min to read

Patagonia : Ushuaia

Category : Natural Wonder

At 55° South, Ushuaia is the southernmost city of the world*, and tags itself “Fin del Mundo” (The World’s End). It is situated on the island of Tierra del Fuego, on the Beagle Channel (one of the narrow seaworthy passages at the tip of South American continent, which is shielded from the wild Antarctic winds). Before the Pan...

Patagonia : El Chalten

January 28, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Chalten

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is synonymous for the beautiful outdoors and the town of El Chalten is synonymous with hiking in Argentinian Patagonia. “El Chalten” means “the smoking mountain” in Tehuelche language and refers to Mt. Fitz Roy, the tallest peak in the region which is usually covered with clouds. The town is very young, founded in ...

Patagonia : El Calafate

January 23, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Calafate

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is the southern part of the South American continent, encompassing broadly the lower halves of Chile and Argentina. It is a wind-swept land, with extremely unpredictable weather, and scarce or no human habitation. It is also one of the most beautiful regions we have visited, EVER! When we started planning for our South Ame...

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