Posts in South America
One Day in Beautiful Montevideo

With my parent's South America cruise quickly coming to an end they only had a few more stops on the trip. After their incredible experience with the penguins on the Falkland Islands they arrived in Montevideo.

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Penguins of the Falkland Islands: A Photo Essay

Wander between the 700 breeding pairs of Magellanic penguins, 500 pairs of King penguins, and a colony of Gentoo penguins at Volunteer Point - don't forget your camera!

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The Falkland Islands: God Save the Queen!

Welcome to the Falkland Islands! Total population: 3000 people, 500,000 sheep, and 500,000 penguins!

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A Sailor's Nightmare: Cruising Around Cape Horn

Rounding Cape Horn has long been considered a nautical achievement ever since the early sailors made the dangerous voyage. Today, it's popular among cruise ships to make this historic, and sometimes rough, sailing.

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Discover the City at the End of the World: Ushuaia, Argentina

What do you find at the bottom tip of Argentina? The southernmost city in the world: Ushuaia!

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Glacier Alley and the Chilean Fjords

The mighty Chilean fjords and gigantic ancient glaciers in southern Patagonia are clearly part of one of the most breathtaking landscapes in South America. Here are some travel photos that will hopefully make you appreciate the beautiful world we live in.

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Punta Arenas in the Magallanes Region of Chile

Join international visitors in Punta Arenas to set sail on Antarctic expeditions or to see the nearby Magellanic penguin colony.

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