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Stanley and It's Surroundings - The World's Friendliest Capital

Ah, Stanley.  You will get to experience this charming small town for at least one night, and it has plenty to offer for that night.  Stanley (formerly Port Stanley, though they dropped the”Port” ages ago) is home to over 2000 people and growing.  934 more words

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Birds of the Far South (Pt. II)~ — Cindy Knoke

These birdies give us a good sense of how difficult bird identification is, and why I am sometimes uncertain of my labels. If you find I am wrong with an identification, please don’t hesitate to set me straight.

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Sea Lion Island - More than the name implies!

The name of this island alone implies this is an island where Sea Lions rule the land and not much else.  But this couldn’t be further from the truth!  1,318 more words

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Bleaker Island- Anything but Bleak!

The name invokes some rather unpleasant thoughts, but the word “bleak” has nothing to do with this lovely island!  Another island owned by an incredibly friendly Falkland Islander couple (Mike and Phyl) and is smaller and flatter that Saunders or Sea Lion, but incredible all the same! 886 more words

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Penguins, Parks, & Ports ~ Punta Arenas, Chile

04 March – 07 March, 2018

Patagonia’s largest city and the regional capital, Punta Arenas, can be approached by air, a long bus ride, or sea. 1,043 more words


Saunders Island - Rustic and Wild

My first stop on the Falklands was to Saunders Island, sadly only for less than 24 hours because of my one-day delay getting to the islands.  1,538 more words

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At the end of the world in the Land of Fire

Argentina is a country of extraordinary geographic and climatic contrasts. The sheer range of landscapes and temperature zones would be hard to find in almost any other  country on earth. 863 more words