Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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Take this South America backpacking route – seriously!

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Planning your next South America backpacking route? Congratulations. Backpacking through South America tops many bucket lists, and with good reason. The sheer scale of the continent, as well as its natural beauty, are hard to beat. Backpacking offers freedom and a sense of adventure that is hard to find with […]

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A quick history of the cruise ship Magellan

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How well do you know your cruise vessels? The cruise ship Magellan will be familiar to many that have cruised in the Bahamas. The Holiday-class cruise ship has decades of history behind it, and this guide will tell you all you need to know. What is the cruise ship Magellan? The […]

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5 South America landmarks you can’t miss

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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 […]

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5 of the rarest Argentina animals

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There are plenty of good reasons to visit Argentina. Whether you’re a Malbec-mad wine lover or a city slicker, there’s something to see. The landforms of Argentina are some of the world’s most breathtaking and aren’t to be missed. Perhaps the best reason of all to visit this part of […]

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3 Patagonia tours to do before you die

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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 […]

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3 South American flags and what they mean

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sHow many South American flags do you know? South America is a big place, of course. With twelve countries and three dependencies, South America is home to over 385 million people. That’s a lot of men, women and children with plenty of cultural identities. From Suriname to Brazil, South America is […]

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Why you need to visit the Patagonia Lake District

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Most readers of this blog know Patagonia quite well. Many have been lucky enough to visit and fall in love with its natural wonders. It’s a beautiful, remote and unique part of the world. Adventurous holidaymakers don’t need much of a reason to hit the seas and go there – any […]

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What is the largest country in South America?

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Here’s a geography fact for you: Brazil is the largest country in South America. It’s not only that continent’s biggest country, it may just be the most interesting. From its fascination with football to its awesome architecture, it’s a fascinating part of the world. Read on for 5 quick facts […]

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What makes Argentina beaches so special?

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Argentina is a world-class destination for adventurous holidaymakers, with a vast landscape to explore. It’s not all hiking in Patagonia and whale watching, though. Argentina’s beaches are some of the most pristine in the world, and there’s a lot to like for tourists that like nothing better than a bit of […]

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5 unmissable points on the Patagonia map

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 thenPatagonia is magical because it’s one of the world’s last great untouched landscapes. Unspoiled by man, the Patagonia map naturally spans Chile and Argentina and possesses a wealth of natural beauty. Its striking mountain ranges, pristine national parks, awe-inspiring glaciers and unique wildlife are only the beginning. If you’re planning […]

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