Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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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
8 minutos

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
6 minutos

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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Island xtreme sports in Patagonia: Adventures for the fearless

island xtreme
6 minutos

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 the top mountain, river and […]

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5 handy items for your essential Patagonia adventure kit

adventure kit
6 minutos

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 despite the importance of traveling […]

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Cruise maritime voyages in Patagonia: Retrace Darwin’s route

types of glaciers
6 minutos

Perhaps the world’s most renowned naturalist is Charles Darwin. Born in Shrewsbury in 1809, Darwin’s ideas would change the face of scientific thought forever. It was Charles Darwin’s voyages in Patagonia that shaped much of his thinking. For instance, it was on these adventures that Darwin formulated his theory of evolution. Here, discover more about Charles […]

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Planning your Patagonia holidays: 3 essentials

patagonia holidays
6 minutos

Planning for Patagonia holidays this year? Congratulations. You’ve picked the destination of a lifetime and you won’t be disappointed. Patagonia is a beautiful part of the world and there’s no good reason that you won’t have a great time – unless you fail to plan, of course. Ensure that your Patagonia holidays are a success […]

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5 South America landmarks you can’t miss

5 minutos

South America is arguably the world’s most beautiful continent when it comes to natural wonders. Pound for pound, South America landmarks can compete with anywhere else on earth. If you’re planning a South American vacation (or just dreaming about it), it’ll help to know a few of the continent’s key landmarks. This quick guide might […]

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3 Patagonia tours to do before you die

6 minutos

Patagonia is one of the world’s most beautiful places. Straddling Chile and Argentina, its landforms are untouched and unspoiled. Its got stunning glaciers to mountains so the place is a nature photographer’s dream. That’s not even to mention the wildlife, of course. Penguins, whales and condors are just the tips of the iceberg if you’ll […]

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