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The History of Cape Horn

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An old maritime saying claims that: “Below 40 degrees latitude, there is no law. Below 50 degrees, there is no God”. Cape Horn, which lies at 55°56’ south latitude and 67°19’ west longitude, certainly fits the sentiments of this adage. Given the wildness of the waters and the winds that […]

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Visiting Cape Horn: Essential Things You Should Know

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One of the greatest challenges facing visitors to Cape Horn is the weather that they will likely encounter. Cruise ship companies sometimes incorporate two attempts at rounding Cape Horn and landing on the island into their itineraries to have a better chance of success in the face of possible inclement […]

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What are the Southern Cone Countries?

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Referring to the countries in South America that are around and south of the Tropic of Capricorn, the Southern Cone, in geographical terms, is comprised of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. However, Southern Brazil and Paraguay are politically and socially considered to also be part of the Southern Cone, and so […]

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Inspired Settings For Your Chile Honeymoon

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Chile is a country that forges an excellent balance between an adventurous and luxurious honeymoon. Its long, thin form, which extends from the Peruvian border in the north and curls around towards Argentina and the Southern Ocean in the south, provides an equally captivating mixture of climates and environments. Every […]

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Top Places For Chile Wildlife Watching And When To Visit

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If you’re searching for places to go Chile wildlife watching and spy this nation’s ample selection of birds and animals in their natural habitats, then look no further. From the extreme north to the far south of the country, we’ve examined every nook and cranny of Chile to bring you a […]

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6 Traditional (and Delicious!) Chilean Desserts You Have to Sample

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Drawing together household favorites from the full 2,670-mile (4,300km) length of the country, this list of top Chilean desserts should satisfy any sweet tooth. You’ll notice a common theme arises (both here and in our list of Argentine sweet treats): Chileans are huge fans of manjar (or dulce de leche as […]

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Traditional Chile Food to Sample On Your Next Vacation

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If planning a visit to Chile, don’t worry about going hungry: this country has a wide selection of traditional dishes to give you a flavor of a nation that likes nothing more than to eat and drink well. Although some of the dishes mentioned here are more traditionally associated with […]

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8 Important Facts About Cape Horn

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Since the discovery of the passageway around Cape Horn in 1616, “rounding the horn” has come to represent a legendary act of perilous daring; a result of the thousands of European and international sailors who sought to battle the might of the ocean and sometimes failed in their attempts. Although […]

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