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Which Types of Iguazu Falls Tours Should You Book?

iguazu falls tours
7 minutos

Given their superior width and height over other waterfall systems in the world, Eleanor Roosevelt is reputed to have commented “Poor Niagara” on her first visit to Iguazu Falls, proving that little can compare with their utter magnificence. As such, standing before the plunging, crashing chaos of the world’s largest waterfalls is an undisputed rite […]

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Ruta 40: Get Behind The Wheel For One of the Planet’s Longest Road Trips

ruta 40
9 minutos

A classic road trip that has grown in popularity as a unique, adventurous way of visiting Argentina, Ruta 40 or Route 40 is one of longest in the world – and one of the most sensational. By hiring a car and driving it yourself, or even taking the buses that now travel most of the […]

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How To Get From Punta Arenas to Torres Del Paine

Punta Arenas to Torres del Paine
10 minutos

A Patagonian gem, Torres del Paine National Park draws visitors from around the globe who are lured by its distance from civilization and its untouched, enchanting wilderness. But these are the exact reasons why many would-be hikers see it as somewhat complicated to reach. Edged on the western side by the remote Chilean fjords and the […]

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Unmissable Ushuaia Tours and Things to Do In The Region

ushuaia tours
8 minutos

Surrounded by sky-piercing, snow clad peaks and just 620-miles (1000 km) north of Antarctica, the location of Ushuaia is both unique and striking. Whether you visit during the windy months of the austral summer or venture to the globe’s southernmost city during its freezing yet enchanting winter, you’ll never be short of things to do […]

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9 Astonishing Things You Never Knew About Patagonia

9 minutos

Patagonia is unique and incomparable with anywhere else in South America – or perhaps even on the planet. But whatever you might have seen or heard about this land of astounding history and breathtakingly beautiful natural landmarks, allow us to introduce you to some of the astonishing things you never knew about Patagonia.

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A Practical Guide to Tierra del Fuego National Park

tierra del fuego national park
6 minutos

If you’re venturing as far south as Ushuaia, it’s worth planning a couple of days to explore nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park. The superb hikes and activities available in this protected area are reason alone to visit this unique park at the End of the World.

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Where Should You Watch Chile’s Eclipse in February 2017?

6 minutos

Although most parts of the US and Europe don’t experience eclipses very regularly (in fact, the US hasn’t had a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918), they’re actually a fairly frequent occurrence. Indeed, every 18 months or so there is one total solar eclipse and one annular eclipse somewhere on earth. On 26 February, 2017, […]

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Isla Magdalena: Chile’s Most Important Magellanic Penguin Colony

isla magdalena
6 minutos

Barely half a square mile (1km²) in size, tiny Isla Magdalena in the stormy seas of the Strait of Magellan may not seem particularly significant. But it’s in fact the location of Chile’s most important Magellanic penguin colony and also one of the best rookeries in Patagonia for getting a close view of this species, […]

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How Many of Patagonia’s Most Famous Glaciers Do You Know?

famous glaciers
8 minutos

Storing around 75% of the globe’s freshwater, it’s fair to say that glaciers are the lifeblood of our planet and Patagonia ranks highly on the list of impressive places to encounter these ancient ice giants. As it’s home to the lion’s share of all those in South America, glaciers here have been responsible for carving […]

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Falkland Islands Tourism: Unmissable Wildlife on the Islands

falkland islands tourism
8 minutos

The sovereignty of the Falkland Islands might remain a controversial issue, however the exciting possibilities to encounter wildlife that a visit here affords is certainly not contested. Indeed, Falkland Islands tourism revolves around visiting the habitats of a striking selection of animals, that range from penguins to pinnipeds, to albatrosses and oystercatchers. Explore the islands by boat, 4WD or […]

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