After the lush, green beauty of Chile’s Los Lagos district, flying into Patagonia was like soaring into another dimonsion. Over the course of the most remarkable plane trip of my life the trees, mountains and volcanoes gave way to gnarled shrubs, murky swamps and endless flatlands – an alien landscape that makes it hard to believe anyone lives this far south. 483 more words
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We’ve reached the bottom of South America for us, firstly at Punta Arenas in Chile and then Ushuaia on Tierra del Fuego in Argentina.
At Punta Arenas I went on an all day trip to a King penguin colony, discovering that they are not found in Antarctica but on the subantarctic islands and a colony on Tierra del Fuego. 246 more words