Articles with tag: punta arenas

We arrived in  Punta Arenas . This is how the  Strait of Magellan looks. The city is small. The tourists we meet there seemed to be people who came here as a stopover before traveling somewhere else. Everyone was practically dressed, given we were surrounded by nature....
Punta Arenas is the capital of Chilean Patagonia and the closest city to the South Pole. I've already been in Punta Arenas since many expeditions to Antarctica start exactly here. However, this time there was no rush and I was able to explore the city's life more closely. There were mayoral...
Our ship stayed in the city of Punta Arenas from 6 am to 18 pm (at least it was supposed to stay there during this period of time). Punta Arenas is the city on the shores of the Strait of Magellan. Its name is translated from the Spanish language as "Sandy Point".  We bought in...
First part:  Patagonia, Tierra Del Fuego, The Chilean Fjords The most popular car in Punta Arenas is this old Nissan: As in many Asian countries, people here don't worry about dangling wires: In the afternoon we went on a tour to look at Magellanic penguins for the last time: We...
Patagonia: today we will go over a brief geography lesson and history lesson about the  Strait of Magellan , Patagonia,  Tierra del Fuego  and the Chilean Fjords Passing through the narrow Glacier Avenue in  Ushuaia. Here there are five ice streams that...