Explore Patagonia aboard the Stella Australis

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Patagonia undoubtedly has some of the most breathtaking landscape in the world. Located on the southern tip of South America, the region’s mighty glaciers and rolling plains are truly a sight to behold. Furthermore, the straits and seas of Patagonia have played host to some of history’s most significant events. […]

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One-week vacation family trip: The complete Patagonia itinerary

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Patagonia is a magical place to visit with your family. Full of breathtaking landscapes and fascinating wildlife, a trip to Patagonia is a vacation your kids will cherish. However, many tour operators pitch Patagonia to a more adult audience, emphasizing challenging treks and extreme weather. Therefore, it can be tricky […]

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5 of the most beautiful Patagonian desert plants

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Geographically, Patagonia is an incredibly diverse region. From mountains to glaciers, oceans to forests, Patagonia plays host to a vast variety of ecosystems. However, you may be surprised to learn that Patagonia is also home to a desert. Although deserts aren’t generally thought of as cold, a desert doesn’t necessarily […]

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Exploring Patagonia: Camping activities for families

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When people talk camping in Patagonia, they often highlight the challenging treks, unruly weather, and remote locations. Much of this could make you think a Patagonian vacation isn’t suitable for children – however, that couldn’t be further from the case. Patagonia is a tremendous place to introduce children to all […]

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Why is it so challenging to sail around Cape Horn?

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An old sailing saying goes, “below 40 degrees latitude, there is no law; below 50, there is no God.” Cape Horn, the southerly headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, is at 56 degrees south – which makes sailing around Cape Horn especially difficult. When gale force winds and huge […]

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Island xtreme sports in Patagonia: Adventures for the fearless

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The region of Patagonia covers the southern tip of both Argentina and Chile. With frozen glaciers, huge mountains and raging rivers, some of the world’s most breathtaking landscape is in Patagonia. As a result, Patagonia’s network of islands, plains, and mountains is a haven for xtreme sports lovers. Here, we run through […]

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5 handy items for your essential Patagonia adventure kit

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Tent? Check. Hiking boots? Check. Sunscreen? Check. After you’ve got your basics together, packing for a hiking holiday in Patagonia requires planning. First and foremost, the weather can be very changeable. Therefore, layers are key. However, if you’re undertaking tough hikes like the W trek, packing light is paramount. But […]

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