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CHILE–the Amalia Glacier flows into the sea in the Chilean fjord lands
CHILE–the Amalia Glacier flows into the sea in the Chilean fjord lands
PUNTA ARENAS–a whale of a tale in Chile's gateway to Antarctica
PUNTA ARENAS–a whale of a tale in Chile's gateway to Antarctica
PUNTA ARENAS–the old warehouses from whaling days are still at the docks
PUNTA ARENAS–the old warehouses from whaling days are still at the docks
PUNTA ARENAS–street art is used to liven up the dull streets
PUNTA ARENAS–street art is used to liven up the dull streets
PUNTA ARENAS–lovely old clock tower at the port
PUNTA ARENAS–lovely old clock tower at the port
PUNTA ARENAS–the figures are representations of the aboriginal Tierra del Fuegians seen by Chas. Darwin
PUNTA ARENAS–the figures are representations of the aboriginal Tierra del Fuegians seen by Chas. Darwin
PUNTA ARENAS–seafront monument to the early settlers of the area
PUNTA ARENAS–seafront monument to the early settlers of the area
PUNTA ARENAS–a flock of sea birds uses an old pier as a rest area
PUNTA ARENAS–a flock of sea birds uses an old pier as a rest area
PUNTA ARENAS–a day trip to the Magdalena Island penguin reserve
PUNTA ARENAS–a day trip to the Magdalena Island penguin reserve
PUNTA ARENAS–Judy ate her box lunch for breakfast
PUNTA ARENAS–Judy ate her box lunch for breakfast
PUNTA ARENAS–the colony of Magellanic penguins numbers some 150,000 cute birds
PUNTA ARENAS–the colony of Magellanic penguins numbers some 150,000 cute birds
PUNTA ARENAS–these birds are about two feet tall with distinctive white and black markings
PUNTA ARENAS–these birds are about two feet tall with distinctive white and black markings
PUNTA ARENAS–the males make a burrow in the ground and wait for their female to find them
PUNTA ARENAS–the males make a burrow in the ground and wait for their female to find them
PUNTA ARENAS–this baby penguin looks very scruffy as it loses its baby fuzz and grows adult feathers
PUNTA ARENAS–this baby penguin looks very scruffy as it loses its baby fuzz and grows adult feathers
PUNTA ARENAS–Larry, Moe, and Curly watch over the beach
PUNTA ARENAS–Larry, Moe, and Curly watch over the beach
PUNTA ARENAS–penguins love to play 'follow-the-leader' as they head to the sea
PUNTA ARENAS–penguins love to play 'follow-the-leader' as they head to the sea
PUNTA ARENAS–okay, guys, who's going first?
PUNTA ARENAS–okay, guys, who's going first?
PUNTA ARENAS–penguins paddle around the surface on their bellies...
PUNTA ARENAS–penguins paddle around the surface on their bellies...
PUNTA ARENAS–…looking for all the world like a big duck.
PUNTA ARENAS–…looking for all the world like a big duck.
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
separate South America from Tierra del Fuego
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
separate South America from Tierra del Fuego
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
mountains and glaciers come right down to the sea
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
mountains and glaciers come right down to the sea
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
closeup of a glacier's edge
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN–
closeup of a glacier's edge
USHUAIA, ARGENTINA–
islands in the bay with the Martial mountains in the background
USHUAIA, ARGENTINA–
islands in the bay with the Martial mountains in the background
USHUAIA–the 'southernmost city in the world' is a long way from everything
USHUAIA–the 'southernmost city in the world' is a long way from everything
USHUAIA–a popular gateway to Antarctica, the city has modern facilities for tourists
USHUAIA–a popular gateway to Antarctica, the city has modern facilities for tourists
USHUAIA–feelings still run high on the subject of the ownership of the Malvinas/Falkland Islands
USHUAIA–feelings still run high on the subject of the ownership of the Malvinas/Falkland Islands
USHUAIA–the harbor can handle some pretty large cruise ships in addition to expedition ships
USHUAIA–the harbor can handle some pretty large cruise ships in addition to expedition ships
USHUAIA–beautiful downtown Ushuaia: souvenir shops and outfitters from end to end
USHUAIA–beautiful downtown Ushuaia: souvenir shops and outfitters from end to end
USHUAIA–the rest of the city is built on steep hills
USHUAIA–the rest of the city is built on steep hills
USHUAIA–springtime flowers in February
USHUAIA–springtime flowers in February
BEAGLE CHANNEL–this connects Ushuaia to the ocean and was named after Chas. Darwin's ship
BEAGLE CHANNEL–this connects Ushuaia to the ocean and was named after Chas. Darwin's ship
BEAGLE CHANNEL-
heading southeast through the channel, the landscape becomes increasingly stark
BEAGLE CHANNEL-
heading southeast through the channel, the landscape becomes increasingly stark
BEAGLE CHANNEL–finally, the channel opens to the Drake Passage and the Southern Ocean
BEAGLE CHANNEL–finally, the channel opens to the Drake Passage and the Southern Ocean
CAPE HORN–the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego is notorious for storms and icebergs from Antarctica
CAPE HORN–the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego is notorious for storms and icebergs from Antarctica
FALKLAND ISLANDS–two desolate islands in the South Atlantic, used mostly to pasture sheep by the 3000 inhabitants
FALKLAND ISLANDS–two desolate islands in the South Atlantic, used mostly to pasture sheep by the 3000 inhabitants
FALKLANDS–the Jubilee Villas are a handsome attraction in Stanley, the islands' capital
FALKLANDS–the Jubilee Villas are a handsome attraction in Stanley, the islands' capital
FALKLANDS–the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley, built in 1892 of local stone and brick
FALKLANDS–the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley, built in 1892 of local stone and brick
FALKLANDS–made from the jaws of two blue whales, the Whalebone Arch (1933) celebrated 100 years of British rule
FALKLANDS–made from the jaws of two blue whales, the Whalebone Arch (1933) celebrated 100 years of British rule
FALKLANDS–tidy little sheep ranches dot the countryside
FALKLANDS–tidy little sheep ranches dot the countryside
FALKLANDS–cold, windy, rainy, rocky, no trees, few roads: what's not to like
FALKLANDS–cold, windy, rainy, rocky, no trees, few roads: what's not to like
FALKLANDS–there is a bit of color provided by hardy, low-growing shrubs
FALKLANDS–there is a bit of color provided by hardy, low-growing shrubs
FALKLANDS–two hours of four-wheel-driving over rocks and pastures...
FALKLANDS–two hours of four-wheel-driving over rocks and pastures...
FALKLANDS–…brings us to a sandy beach and nesting site of King Penguins
FALKLANDS–…brings us to a sandy beach and nesting site of King Penguins
FALKLANDS–see the wind-blown sand blasting by the birds
FALKLANDS–see the wind-blown sand blasting by the birds
FALKLANDS–the second largest penguin, the Kings reach 3 feet tall
FALKLANDS–the second largest penguin, the Kings reach 3 feet tall
FALKLANDS–like all penguins, these are such fun to watch as they waddle around the sand
FALKLANDS–like all penguins, these are such fun to watch as they waddle around the sand
FALKLANDS–magnificent creatures that nest on the bare ground
FALKLANDS–magnificent creatures that nest on the bare ground
FALKLANDS–parents, chicks, and a dead egg at the nesting ground
FALKLANDS–parents, chicks, and a dead egg at the nesting ground
FALKLANDS–the brown chick is ready to start losing its fuzz
FALKLANDS–the brown chick is ready to start losing its fuzz
FALKLANDS–a muster of King penguins
FALKLANDS–a muster of King penguins
FALKLANDS–masters of their domain
FALKLANDS–masters of their domain
FALKLANDS–Gentoo penguins also raise their fuzzy chicks near the King colony
FALKLANDS–Gentoo penguins also raise their fuzzy chicks near the King colony
FALKLANDS–hell of a place for a nap!
FALKLANDS–hell of a place for a nap!
VALDES PENINSULA–
about half way up the Argentine coast,is a World Heritage Site and nature reserve (NASA photo)
VALDES PENINSULA–
about half way up the Argentine coast,is a World Heritage Site and nature reserve (NASA photo)
VALDES PENINSULA–only a few people live permanently on this flat and windy land
VALDES PENINSULA–only a few people live permanently on this flat and windy land
VALDES PENINSULA–wild guanacos sprint around knowing they're safe from predators
VALDES PENINSULA–wild guanacos sprint around knowing they're safe from predators
VALDES PENINSULA–the guanaco, like the llama and alpaca, are in the camel family and native to S. America
VALDES PENINSULA–the guanaco, like the llama and alpaca, are in the camel family and native to S. America
VALDES PENINSULA–
rheas, large flightless birds like the ostrich, also make their home on the peninsula
VALDES PENINSULA–
rheas, large flightless birds like the ostrich, also make their home on the peninsula
VALDES PENINSULA–
vertical cliffs form much of the Atlantic coast...
VALDES PENINSULA–
vertical cliffs form much of the Atlantic coast...
VALDES PENINSULA–…but groups of South American sea lions breed and relax on the rocky headlands
VALDES PENINSULA–…but groups of South American sea lions breed and relax on the rocky headlands
VALDES PENINSULA–
females are half the size of the males; all are a warm brown color
VALDES PENINSULA–
females are half the size of the males; all are a warm brown color
VALDES PENINSULA–the pups are dark grey and tend to congregate together when their mothers are at sea
VALDES PENINSULA–the pups are dark grey and tend to congregate together when their mothers are at sea
VALDES PENINSULA–these females are just resting in the warm sunshine
VALDES PENINSULA–these females are just resting in the warm sunshine
VALDES PENINSULA–on the shady side of the cliff, another group has found a safe spot
VALDES PENINSULA–on the shady side of the cliff, another group has found a safe spot
VALDES PENINSULA–a mixed group of females and pups
VALDES PENINSULA–a mixed group of females and pups
VALDES PENINSULA–a vigilant mom and two pups
VALDES PENINSULA–a vigilant mom and two pups
VALDES PENINSULA–the Atlantic coast has a number of shallow bays with sandy or pebbly beaches
VALDES PENINSULA–the Atlantic coast has a number of shallow bays with sandy or pebbly beaches
VALDES PENINSULA–tidal pools also line the coast
VALDES PENINSULA–tidal pools also line the coast
VALDES PENINSULA–
Magellanic penguins breed here: the four young birds are losing their baby fuzz
VALDES PENINSULA–
Magellanic penguins breed here: the four young birds are losing their baby fuzz
VALDES PENINSULA–late arrivals to the beach have to trudge uphill to find room to nest
VALDES PENINSULA–late arrivals to the beach have to trudge uphill to find room to nest
VALDES PENINSULA–a young bird waits the arrival of its parent outside its nest
VALDES PENINSULA–a young bird waits the arrival of its parent outside its nest
VALDES PENINSULA–
Magellanic king of the hill
VALDES PENINSULA–
Magellanic king of the hill
VALDES PENINSULA–
unusual coastal formation of strips of mossy land and shallow tidal pools
VALDES PENINSULA–
unusual coastal formation of strips of mossy land and shallow tidal pools
VALDES PENINSULA–these areas are frequented by Elephant Seals looking for a safe spot to rest
VALDES PENINSULA–these areas are frequented by Elephant Seals looking for a safe spot to rest
VALDES PENINSULA–they were a long way from us so couldn't get really good photos
VALDES PENINSULA–they were a long way from us so couldn't get really good photos
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY–
skyline of the capital of Uruguay on the Rio de la Plata
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY–
skyline of the capital of Uruguay on the Rio de la Plata
MONTEVIDEO–the gunnery range-finding telemeter of the Nazi ship Graf Spee, which was scuttled here in Dec., 1939
MONTEVIDEO–the gunnery range-finding telemeter of the Nazi ship Graf Spee, which was scuttled here in Dec., 1939
MONTEVIDEO–Palacio Salvo, finished 1928, on Plaza Independencia on the edge the Old City
MONTEVIDEO–Palacio Salvo, finished 1928, on Plaza Independencia on the edge the Old City
MONTEVIDEO–mounted statue of the national hero of Independence, Gral. José Gervasio Artigas, was erected here on 1923
MONTEVIDEO–mounted statue of the national hero of Independence, Gral. José Gervasio Artigas, was erected here on 1923
MONTEVIDEO–near the Plaza is Teatro Solis, built 1842-1856
MONTEVIDEO–near the Plaza is Teatro Solis, built 1842-1856
MONTEVIDEO–the Spanish influence of wrought iron balconies is very much in evidence
MONTEVIDEO–the Spanish influence of wrought iron balconies is very much in evidence
MONTEVIDEO–another fine Art Deco Building
MONTEVIDEO–another fine Art Deco Building
MONTEVIDEO–the Parliament building, the Palacio Legislativo, was inaugurated on the 100th anniversary of independence in 1925
MONTEVIDEO–the Parliament building, the Palacio Legislativo, was inaugurated on the 100th anniversary of independence in 1925
MONTEVIDEO–a three-sided obelisk represents law, liberty, and power, 1938
MONTEVIDEO–a three-sided obelisk represents law, liberty, and power, 1938
MONTEVIDEO–La Carreta is an over-life-size monument of oxen pulling a loaded wagon of the early settlers
MONTEVIDEO–La Carreta is an over-life-size monument of oxen pulling a loaded wagon of the early settlers
MONTEVIDEO–Parque Batlle, in the eastern part of the city, offers great views of the river and the city
MONTEVIDEO–Parque Batlle, in the eastern part of the city, offers great views of the river and the city
MONTEVIDEO–parrot in a tree at Parque Battle
MONTEVIDEO–parrot in a tree at Parque Battle
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA–typical street in the San Telmo district, the oldest barrio in the city
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA–typical street in the San Telmo district, the oldest barrio in the city
BUENOS AIRES–at the heart of the neighborhood is the old church of Our Lady of Belem
BUENOS AIRES–at the heart of the neighborhood is the old church of Our Lady of Belem
BUENOS AIRES–a few little parks were created when old buildings were torn down
BUENOS AIRES–a few little parks were created when old buildings were torn down
BUENOS AIRES–San Telmo is a center for artists, lofts, galleries, and the artistically inclined
BUENOS AIRES–San Telmo is a center for artists, lofts, galleries, and the artistically inclined
BUENOS AIRES–a few very old houses still survive in the barrio
BUENOS AIRES–a few very old houses still survive in the barrio
BUENOS AIRES–an Art Nouveau structure has an elegant decadance
BUENOS AIRES–an Art Nouveau structure has an elegant decadance
BUENOS AIRES–other buildings have been restored, renovated, and revived
BUENOS AIRES–other buildings have been restored, renovated, and revived
BUENOS AIRES–street art is visible almost everywhere
BUENOS AIRES–street art is visible almost everywhere
BUENOS AIRES–an especially nice mural covers the whole facade of this building
BUENOS AIRES–an especially nice mural covers the whole facade of this building
BUENOS AIRES–an artistic statement: the Gnomes of San Telmo
BUENOS AIRES–an artistic statement: the Gnomes of San Telmo

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