Chile is an incredibly long country, measuring 4,270 km. This means that it doesn’t conform to typical expectations of a tropical Latin American experience. It has so many different climates, from the desert in the north, the Melbourne-like seasons of metropolitan Santiago, to the freezing natural wonders of Patagonia. 797 more words
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Of all the possible wildlife encounters one could have in the lower Southern latitudes, perhaps the most sought-after – and definitely among the most charming – is seeing penguins in their native habitats; which aside from a small group of rebels in the Galapagos Islands, are exclusively found in the Southern hemisphere. 468 more words
Araucana Orchid ©Alvaro Barrientos, Far South Expeditions.
Gavilea is an endemic genus from South America, comprising 16 different species, all of them living only in Patagonia. 15 more words