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Peso-pinching peak season family holidays: Patagonia on a budget

peak season family holidays
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Patagonia is a wonderful place to visit with your family. This remote, rugged landscape is filled with opportunities for adventure. From hiking to kayaking, climbing to cycling, there’s a wealth of outdoor activities to keep the kids entertained. With so much to do and see, Patagonia is certain to capture your children’s imagination. However, many […]

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Following Darwin’s journey aboard a Patagonia passenger ship

patagonia passenger ship
7 minutos

Tierra del Fuego has inspired scientists and nature lovers for centuries. The endemic species, snow-capped mountains, and majestic glacial landforms provided inspiration for some of history’s most significant scientific discoveries. For instance, it was in this wild and windswept place that Charles Darwin gathered research for his most important work, On the Origin of Species. […]

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Sea, stars and sky: The symbolism of the Tierra del Fuego flag

tierra del fuego flag
6 minutos

Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at the very tip of South America, divided from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The largest island is Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, with other smaller islets including the Diego Ramírez Islands, Darwin Island and Cape Horn. Chile and Argentina share the province; however, the islands […]

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Explore Patagonia’s fjords in luxury aboard the Ventus Australis

ventus australis
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The fjords of Tierra del Fuego are some of the most beautiful and mysterious waterways in the world. Situated at the most southerly point of Chile and Argentina, Tierra del Fuego’s rich wildlife and spectacular landscape are unrivaled. What’s more, this precious natural environment is also home to fascinating culture and history. From the traditions […]

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Explore Patagonia aboard the Stella Australis

stella australis
7 minutos

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. From the scientific discoveries of […]

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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 to find an itinerary suitable […]

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5 of the most beautiful Patagonian desert plants

patagonian desert plants
6 minutos

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 have to be hot – […]

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Exploring Patagonia: Camping activities for families

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 the wonders of nature in […]

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Open Patagonia: Amazing discoveries near the new Puerto Natales airport

puerto natales airport
7 minutos

Patagonia is often thought of as the end of the Earth – and with good reason. Part of what makes Patagonia’s landscape so beautiful and unspoiled is that it is very, very difficult to get to. For instance, in the past, if travelers wanted to hike in the Torres del Paine National Park they had […]

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Why is it so challenging to sail around Cape Horn?

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 waves hit, even the most […]

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