Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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Where to Go to See the Northern Lights?

where to go to see northern lights
6 minutos

Below are some ideas of travel destinations to see the Northern Lights. Once you have picked a destination you also need to choose the right season in order to have the best chance to see the Northern Lights.

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Vacations Onboard: A Cruise to the Fjords

7 minutos

Niche and adventure cruises are growing. How about a cruise to the Norwegian fjords? Hamburg, in Germany, is usually the port of departure for cruises to the Norwegian fjords. You can plan trips of between 6 and 15 days, depending on how much of Norway you want to see.

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Prepare Your Trekking Gear

prepare trekking gear
5 minutos

A trek in the mountains is not the time to improvise! Whether you have planned an excursion of a few days or several weeks, trekking requires an adequate physical preparation. Furthermore, you must prepare your trekking gear accordingly to the area you will be visiting.

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The Special Charm of the Atacama Desert

atacama desert charm
7 minutos

Imagine spending the holidays in the middle of a desert. Can you picture it? For true adventurers, anything is possible! The Atacama Desert is not just any desserts, it is the world’s driest place. It stretches along the South American Pacific Coast, between the latitudes 18° and 27° south, boasting a length of 1200 kilometers.

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Endangered Whale Species in our Oceans

endangered whale species
5 minutos

Whales are the largest animals living on Earth, though their size has not been able to protect them so far. Although whale hunting is prohibited, it still happens in some parts of the world. Additionally, the collateral effects of pollution and intensive fishing are the primary factors for the endangerment of whales and the destruction […]

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Endangered Marine Animals

endangered marine animals
5 minutos

Ironically, in the case of marine animals the larger the species, the more threatened they are. Man has played a sad role in the accelerated extinction of marine species. Intensive fishing is one of the main causes and its effect is much more important than you could think. Not only a large number of marine […]

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The importance of coral reefs: Why they’re crucial to the environment

importance of coral reefs
7 minutos

Coral reefs are some of the most important ecosystems on the planet. They support more species per square meter than any other environment. These delicate habitats include some 4,000 species of fish, 800 species of hard coral, and millions of microorganisms. What’s more, many marine biologists believe this is just the tip of the iceberg, […]

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Patagonian shrimp and other must-try Argentine seafood dishes

patagonian shrimp
7 minutos

What could be better than sampling some delicious fresh seafood in the Argentine sun? However, despite how appealing this might sound, seafood can be a bit of a blind spot for Argentinians. Most prefer heavy meat dishes like asado or cordero al palo – but pescetarians needn’t despair. Although Argentina is famous for its meat, […]

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The best places in the world to charter sport fishing yachts

fishing yachts
7 minutos

Sport fishing yachts are specially engineered to withstand long periods at sea. Oriented around big game fishing, these boats are packed with equipment, technology, and gadgets to ensure the largest possible haul. Some are even designed to explore untouched waters in remote corners of the world. However, many of these boats wouldn’t look out of […]

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Causes and effects of pollution on the Polar regions

causes and effects of pollution
7 minutos

The planet is warming up – since 1906, the average surface temperature has risen by almost 0.9°C. In the sensitive Polar regions this number is even greater, with average temperatures reaching up to 4°C higher than those recorded 50 years ago. However, today scientists prefer to use the term ‘climate change’ rather than global warming. […]

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