Entries tagged: Patagonia

Wildlife on Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia

Wildlife on Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia

Michelle Sole, a former guide for Marataba Safari Lodge, is spending the year traveling the world. Along the way, she’s sharing some of her experiences with us. Today we’re taking a look at the wildlife she found on Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia. To read about more of her travels, click here. As a child I watched a documentary of an orca propelling itself onto a beach in order to catch a seal pup. After this epic feat the orca then elegantly wriggled down the shingle beach and back into the sea with its prize. From that moment it has been a […]

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Los Glaciares National Park: Kingdom of Ice

Los Glaciares National Park: Kingdom of Ice

Bekah McNeel scales the imposing frozen formations of Patagonia’s Los Glaciares National Park. As I stood on the deck of the catamaran gliding across the water in front of the Perito Moreno glacier, I put my camera down. I had already captured twenty of the most stunning snapshots my iPhone will ever hold. And we were only twenty minutes into the expedition. So I took a moment to be still in the presence of the towering wall of ice, which grew more imposing and grand as we sailed among the tiny icebergs recently calved from its terminus. In my awe […]

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Off the Coast of Patagonia

Off the Coast of Patagonia

Down the chilean coast is an untouched habitat of verdant reserve – a place where the lush forests of south america meet the undulating rhythms of the south pacific off the coast of Patagonia. Lush meets the rough as ancient rainforests bursting with life converge upon the rocky Pacific cliffs of Patagonia. The famed expanse between Cape Horn and the Chilean capital of Santiago has long been an area marked by its contrasts in geography. This enigmatic locale, immortalized by Darwin’s writings, is possibly one of the world’s last examples of untouched wilderness. Four-wheel drive vehicles act as chauffeurs over […]

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