How Long Do Penguins Live and Other Important Facts

how long do penguins live

With 17 different species of penguins, all of which have distinctive characteristics, answering the question “how long do penguins live?” is far from straightforward.

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Panorama Ridge: Garibaldi Provincial Park’s Most Jaw-Dropping Adventure

Panorama Ridge Garibaldi Provincial Park

Globally celebrated for its plethora of national parks, Canada is where sweeping mountain ranges, sprawling glaciers and secluded trails reign, the latter granting hikers access to some of the globe’s most exciting areas of wilderness.

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What Is The Salar de Atacama and How Can You Visit?

salar de atacama

A peculiar, mesmerizing plain of jagged salt stretching beyond the horizon, the Salar de Atacama in the north of Chile is the largest salt flat in the country. Surrounded by steaming volcanoes and crimson colored lunar landscapes, and broken up at points by flamingo-specked saline lagoons, it is a surreal and highly memorable Chilean landmark.

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How To Get From Punta Arenas to Torres Del Paine

Punta Arenas to Torres del Paine

A Patagonian gem, Torres del Paine National Park draws visitors from around the globe who are lured by its distance from civilization and its untouched, enchanting wilderness. But these are the exact reasons why many would-be hikers see it as somewhat complicated to reach. Edged on the western side by the remote Chilean fjords and the […]

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10 Gripping Facts About Antarctica You Never Knew

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Perhaps one of the most captivating and mystical places on earth – particularly given how recently it was discovered – scientists throughout the last few centuries have worked hard to help us understand more about the seventh continent. While it remains a place of unique wildlife and stark, inhospitable stretches of ice where much is still […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Sampling Chilean Wine

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With a tradition of producing wine dating from the 16th-century, it’s no surprise that Chile is now the seventh biggest producer of wine in the world and Chilean wine has become noted for its quality and distinctive character. Although the wine industry in Chile has only seen rapid growth in the last twenty years, it […]

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Unmissable Ushuaia Tours and Things to Do In The Region

ushuaia tours

Surrounded by sky-piercing, snow clad peaks and just 620-miles (1000 km) north of Antarctica, the location of Ushuaia is both unique and striking. Whether you visit during the windy months of the austral summer or venture to the globe’s southernmost city during its freezing yet enchanting winter, you’ll never be short of things to do […]

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10 Fascinating Facts About Glaciers You Never Knew

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If you’ve ever stood at the foot of a glacier, you’ll know how magnificent and spectacular these huge bodies of ice really are. But did you know the crucial role they play in the storage of freshwater across the planet, or how much they can tell us about the impact that humans are having upon […]

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Inspirational Pablo Neruda Quotes About Life, Love and Chile

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Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda was a Chilean national treasure who came to be known as the “People’s Poet”. Finding fame with his writing, he explored the sensuality of love and the insatiable beauty of existence and led a life charged with political and poetic fervor. His three residences in Santiago, Valparaiso and Isla Negra […]

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Rare Patagonia Flowers to Look Out For in the Region

patagonia flowers

Although Darwin was not struck by the flora of Patagonia, describing the landscape as “extremely uninteresting” and “sterile”, the plants that have evolved here don’t deserve to be dismissed so easily. Particularly in the far south, the plant species and Patagonia flowers that have evolved to cope with the prevailing cold temperatures, strong winds and extensive […]

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