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A Quick Tour of Chilean Patagonia

Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales: Two relatively unremarkable cities in themselves, popular largely for being gateways to the beautiful Patagonian nature beyond. But we still managed to enjoy a variety of offerings: cultural, gastronomical and down right silly. 530 more words


Punta Arenas: Slide Show

Punta Arenas: 10th February 2017

When we don’t have an excursion booked on a cruise call, we usually go ashore anyway, and just wander around. But it isn’t usually an aimless wandering; we can still see and do … and usually bring back some pictures.


The journey into Chilean Patagonia

The beauty of Chile being such a long country is that is crosses so many geographic belts so you really get all worlds in one place. 1,018 more words


Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas: 10th February 2017

On previous cruises, we’d collected certificates. One says we crossed the Arctic Circle; another says we traversed the Tropic of Cancer. 308 more words



Near the end of the South American continent in wind-swept Otway Sound, the charming colony of Magellanic penguins are a delight to behold. 871 more words


The Kings of Tierra Del Fuego

We took a very expensive, 24 hour, bus from Puerto Madryn to Rio Gallegos. Then, we made the choice to go to Punta Arenas in Chile and not Ushuaia where Jenny had already been a few years back. 1,302 more words

South America

The paradise of Magellanic penguins

We had two days to spare in Punta Arenas before our flight away from Patagonia. We used them to visit the pinguins on Isla Magdalena (Sunday 12-Feb-2017). 321 more words