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People carve love notes into beached blue whale end take smiling selfies atop carcass (Chile)

February 20th, 2018 (David Brennan). A dead blue whale has become the subject of macabre selfies and vandalism after washing up on a beach in Chile. 387 more words

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Your Mountain is Waiting, So Get on Your Way: A Patagonian Adventure

“Are you going to be okay?”

It was a popular question I had been getting as of late. I had been asked it when I quit my job without any plans lined up for what came next. 1,303 more words

Photo of the day: no. 20

I fully realise that this is a rubbish photo, but I spent 12 hours on a bus today and photo opportunities were a bit thin on the ground. 14 more words

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Photo of the day: no. 19

Today has been a bit of a nondescript day because it’s mostly been raining, so here’s a photo of a statue I saw earlier. I’m not sure what it means or why it’s there, but the only other photo I took today was one of me with a massive slab of chocolate cake, and my face is only of limited interest at the best of times!

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Photo of the day: no. 18

After much deliberating, we decided that these birds, perched on an old Punta Arenas pier on the Strait of Magallanes, were mostly cormorants. Only a couple of days until we reach Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city!

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CHILE: Punta Arenas, Don't Trust Weather Forecast, A Hail Storm Can Occur In Summer

Punta Arenas is located in Extreme South of Chile. Its history and economic growth is based on maritime commerce, oil extraction, and sheep breeding.

Punta Arenas or Sands Point, although real English speakers might know this as Sandy Point is the largest settlement on the Strait of Magellan and the capital of Chile’s Magallanes y Antartica Region. 4,203 more words

Video: Overlanding Argentina

Argentina is approximately 2,780,400 km2 and is the eighth largest country in the world. It’s landscape encompasses Andes mountains and vast Pampas grasslands.  It is a country famous for it’s tango, futbol, and parrilla (bbq’d meat).   18 more words

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