Category Archives: Chile

Frozen Waters Six: Chilean Fjords

February, 2017 By surface area, 80% of South America’s glaciers are located in Chile. There are five ice fields that feed the multitude of glaciers in Chile. While cruising around South America, we stopped in Puerto Montt, Chile for a … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Eighteen: Chile and Antarctica

What’s a good way to fritter away a lot of time? Start blogging about your travels. For me, it’s not just about posting my amateur photos, it’s about learning. I spend more time researching than I do writing, and I … Continue reading

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Penguins and Glaciers and Wind, Oh My!

Friday, February 17, 2017 We were delighted to see a group of penguins (a raft of penguins) fishing near our ship while eating breakfast. Had we seen them on land I’d call them a rookery or a waddle (I have … Continue reading

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All Dressed up With Nowhere to Go

Or, how we didn’t get to go to Antarctica after all. Thursday, February 16, 2017 We had been warned that there was only a 50/50 chance that we would be able to go to Antarctica, but we were willing to … Continue reading

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At the End of the Earth

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Punta Arenas (pronounced as one word: puntarenas,) or Sandy Point in English, is the southernmost city of Chile, and the capital of Magellanes. It sits on the Brunswick Peninsula, and is separated from Tierra del Fuego … Continue reading

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Cruising the Chilean Fjords

Monday, February 13, 2017 The sea was choppy this morning, but didn’t seem to be as bad as we had been warned last night, although we were out in the ocean. The air was definitely colder, and the sky was … Continue reading

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Oh Dear, No Deer

Sunday, February 12, 2017 Our ship is at anchor offshore from Puerto Chucabaca, Chile, at the northern end of Patagonia. By the way, Patagonia means Big Feet. Seriously! The name Patagones was given to the people of the area by … Continue reading

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