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T minus 7: Getting ready for austral lands

After 3 months of preparation, the IBM CSC Chile IX team is almost ready to start an exciting journey: A travel to Chilean Patagonia, the Magallanes Region. 136 more words

Chilean Cuisine

We were thrilled to get off of the cruise ship so we could once again shop for our own ingredients and make our own meals. Based on the fruits and veggies that make their way to the US from Chile each winter, we expected big things. 897 more words


Punta Arenas

Part of the fun of being in Punta Arenas is getting to Punta Arenas. From just about every way I looked at it, Chile is one of the most beautiful and varied landscapes in the world. 670 more words


Isla Magdalena

If you are going to spend time in Punta Arenas, penguins are usually high on the to-do list. There are a couple colonies nearby, but the best known is the Magellanic penguin colony on… 586 more words


Punta Arenas, Chile: The Other End of the World

After a 12 hour bus ride that involved crossing the border into Chile and catching a ferry ride across the Straits of Magellan, we finally arrived in Punta Arenas. 1,402 more words

South America

He did what now? In that boat? Shackelton, you incredible maniac! 

“Sir Ernest Shackleton’s name will for evermore be engraved with letters of fire in the history of Antarctic exploration” – Roald Amundsen 407 more words


I forgot the penguins

I forgot to post about the amazing penguins I got to walk around with out at Magdellenas island from Punta Arenas. But here it is! 177 more words