What to say about the Chilean Patagonia except that it’s absolutely breathtaking scenery draws you in. We weren’t even going to go due to the high cost of everything there. We will never regret going! We made it to Puerto Natales, Chile where we rented a car, secured an AirBNB and got ready to drive […]
Penguins, penguins, and more penguins are the theme of this gallery. We took the Malinka Ferry from the Tres Puentes Ferry Port in Punta Arenas, Chile to Isla Magdalena to see the Magellanic Penguins roosting. This island boasts over 65,000 nesting, mating, and waddling pairs. That’s way over 100,000. This is a protected area for […]
Most glaciers worldwide are retreating due to global climate change. The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the only ones in the world that is still advancing and in equilibrium. We had to see it and after leaving Torres Del Paine in Chile, he took a bus to El Calafate, Argentina. El Calafate is a touristy town that relies exclusively upon the Perito Moreno Glacier for its economy. A little town with restaurants, museums, and shopping, we stayed at Hostel Las Manos, which proved affordable for the Patagonia.
The Perito Moreno Glacier in the Argentinian Patagonia is one of the most beautiful places we have ever seen. One of the only advancing glaciers in the world, this place is special in many ways. From the thundering cleaving of the glaciers into the fjord to the beauty of the creamy glacial waters backdropped by mountains, Perito Moreno Glacier is a must-see in southern Argentina before it is gone to the global climate change machine.
After making our way from Northern Chile, spending some time in Santiago, Vina Del Mar, and Renaca we flew down to the Chilean Patagonia to Punta Arenas, Chile. Punta Arenas is one of the furthermost cities in Chile and the hub exploring the Magellan Straits, Magdalena Island, and Tierra Del Fuego. The first thing we […]