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Adventure

Big Moraines and Hanging Glaciers in Deepest Aysen

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Transport to and from the treks is a challenge. Public transport is very limited, and the roads south of Coyhaique are nearly all gravel surface, even the highway to the south, the Carretera Austral. These surfaces deteriorate quickly with use, and any sort of road transport is rather a bone-shaking Read More


Aysen / Camping / Chile / Patagonia
Wildlife

Birds of Antarctica: The Challenges of Survival

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Penguins are the world’s favourite bird. From cartoons and movies to stuffed toys and books to feeding time queues at the zoo penguin enclosure, everyone seems to be fascinated by these cuddly little creatures that waddle about on the ice like miniature humans. There are 17 species of Penguin Read More


Antarctica / Birds / Climate Change / Falkland Islands / Photography / South Georgia
Wildlife

Close Encounters of the Wildlife Kind

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Our journey provided many vivid memories, such as the morning of our first full day on board. We had sailed through the night from Frei Station on King George Island into the pristine and reflective conditions of Wilhelmina Bay for National Geographic worthy pictures of Antarctic glaciers. Read More


Antarctica / Climate Change / Cyclones / Penguins / Whales / Wildlife
Adventure

A Basecamp Adventure

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My favourite activity was definitely the camping; sleeping in the snow on a still summer solstice night was something so special it is hard to put into words. It was total peace and serenity; the majesty of the landscape was idyllic and we also had some curious penguins Read More


Antarctica / Camping / Kayaking / Penguins / Whales