Articles with tag: south america cruises

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....
I'm going to tell you about one strange place. You can clearly see in the title picture that we are talking about  Easter Island . The island is not very large. It is home to the inactive volcano called  Terevaka , two craters of which are located at opposite ends of the...
I noticed a cruise around  South America a few years ago. It was a great opportunity to see Patagonia in all its glory, to visit the "edge of the world" in Ushuaia, to see dangerous and mysterious Cape Horn, to ride on real jeeps in the Falkland Islands and meet the Royal and Magellanic...
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...
We were driving to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park along the scenic road. There were several observation decks along the way, but we could not see the volcano because of the dense clouds. But we were moving ahead and hoping!)) You have to turn right after the town of Ensenada and...
Puerto Varas is located on the shores of Lago Llanquihue, the second largest lake in Chile, in 17 km from Puerto Montt. It was founded in 1854 by German immigrants' hard work and efforts of the Chilean diplomat and traveler Vicente Perez Rosales. This is the "gates" into the wonderful Lake...
Chilean Patagonia begins with the small port city of  Puerto Montt ! Puerto Montt is a city in Chile and the administrative center of the homonymous commune, located on the shore of the Reloncaví Sound. It is considered the geographic beginning of Chilean Patagonia. The...
We had our next stop in the beautiful fjord of Puerto Chacabuco , from 8 am to 5 pm. Puerto Chacabuco  is a Chilean town in Aisén commune, which is located 'at the head' of Aysén Fjord in Northern Patagonia and is the main port of the region. We bought a two and a half hours...
We had 2 days at sea after  Puerto Chacabuco , and our ship sailed through the  Chilean fjords . Scenery was really beautiful, but the weather was so treacherous. It was mostly cloudy during the entire 2 days and it rained from time to time. However, we often admired a...

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