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The island spice recipe you need to know

  • Australis

For many of us, the idea of an island vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime affair. It’s the stuff dreams are made of, which explains why so many honeymooners head for the islands. Visiting the Caribbean is not something you can do every day, but we’ve got something almost as good. It’s […]

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Where To Go Birdwatching in Chile And Species to Spot

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With 493 species of birds, including 12 endemic to the country and 35 species that are globally threatened, Chile is an exciting place for birders. And with tour agencies running trips for those keen to go birdwatching in Chile, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of even […]

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Where Should I Go Whale Watching in Patagonia?

  • Australis

When it comes to whale watching, Patagonia has it all. Wannabe whale watchers have numerous options from which to choose. Popular areas include Corcovado Gulf and Francisco Coloane Marine Park, both of which are in Chilean waters. Ask anybody in the know, however, and they’ll invariably recommend one place above all […]

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Where to Go Birding in Patagonia and Species to Look Out For

  • Australis

Nestled into the windswept steppe, evergreen forests of lenga, ñirre and coihue and coasts of Patagonia are over 360 different species of birds, 40 of which are endemic to the area. It’s therefore inevitable that birding in Patagonia has become a real attraction for holidaymakers from around the world, with […]

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Visiting the Stunning Black Turtle Cove

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Anyone planning to visit the Galapagos Islands should seriously consider an excursion to the stunning Black Turtle Cove. Located along the northern shoreline of Santa Cruz Island, the cove is a haven for a plethora of rare marine life and birds, making it a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts. Our guide […]

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Drosera Uniflora and Carnivorous Plants From Around the Globe

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Having adapted to thrive in soils lacking in essential minerals such as nitrogen, potassium and phosphorous, carnivorous plants instead obtain these nutrients by catching and digesting insects and other prey. Species such as drosera uniflora, a carnivorous plant native to Patagonia and the Falkland Islands, use a variety of special […]

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Acaena Magellanica and Other Sub-Antarctic Species

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How plants survive some of the most inhospitable climates on the planet has long been of great interest to scientists. Species such as acaena magellanica, otherwise known as buzzy burr, manage to exist – against the odds – in harsh, challenging conditions on the sub-Antarctic islands. Buzzy Burr (acaena magellanica) This […]

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Taruca: Facts And About The North Andean Huemul

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More commonly known by the name North Andean huemul, the taruca is a vulnerable species of deer that is related to, but should not be confused with, the South Andean huemul. The taruca inhabits elevated areas of Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. Key facts about the Taruca or North Andean huemul […]

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