Collected by Gaby Cid
The best known site in the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina (Patagonia) is worth seeing up close. But how do you get close to a huge advancing glacier that is more than 3 miles wide at its front and over 20 stories high? Luckily the park...
Viedma Lake, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
See our full list of Where to Go in 2015. When looking for glaciers in Argentine Patagonia, most folks head for Perito Moreno, as it's close to the airport town of El Calafate. El Chalten trekkers, however, can choose from three different glaciers...
History is filled with stories about ships that struggled to sail around Cape Horn—the southernmost tip of South America, and, the too-beautiful-to-be-real spot where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans converge. Thankfully, with the help of modern...
Los Glaciares National Park, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
This photo is from one of favorite hikes in Los Glaciares National Park, the Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. The trail head is an easy walk from the town of El Chalten. I would rate it as a moderate hike. Their is some uphill involved, but manageable...
Cabo de Hornos, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile
Even the biting wind can't chill your heart when you wander upon Isla Martillo just two hours outside Ushuaia and see these beautiful Magellanic Penguins. Seeing these gallant creatures enjoying the spring sun is a once-in-a-lifetime experience...
Av. San Martín 776, V9410BFU Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Want to impress your travel friends and show off your passport prowess? Then don't miss getting a passport stamp from the southern most city in the world - Ushuaia Argentina. Once you make it all the way down there to the tip of Argentina - but...
Av. Maipú 505, 9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Ushuaia, Argentina, feels like the end of the world -- because it basically is. At the southernmost tip of Argentine Tierra del Fuego, it's as far south as you can go without heading to Antarctica. In fact, this is one of the departure points for...
Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile
On the north-west arm of the Beagle Channel, Pia Glacier is embedded in the Darwin Range, and it gradually runs down into the waters of Pia Bay. You can get to it via a Patagonia cruise which will take you to the base of the glacier and then allow...
Within the last five years, a new colony of approximately 150 King Penguins have reestablished on a narrow strip of land on Isla Grande, Terra de Fuego, Chile. They are having a difficult time however, as people come unauthorized at night into the...
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Southern Patagonia is one of those rare places where the views seem to extend beyond the horizon in every direction and you can be utterly at peace. If you want to do more than just be at one with nature, you can choose from trekking, bird...
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