It was a pleasant storm.
Gauchos on the plain.
For those looking for video footage illustrating what it’s like to land at the end of the world.
An in-depth guide to Argentina’s southernmost national park featuring more than a dozen images and a video notebook, too.
I’ve been in a dry, dusty desert setting for the past eight days, which reminded me of one of my favorite trees.
Sixty second with oddly cute thigh-high creatures
This is a young Magellanic penguin, or (Spheniscus magellanicus), patiently posing in the stiff winds that pound Isla Martillo, a small island on the Beagle Channel southeast of Ushuaia, Argentina. I wish I had hair like that. OK, in strict human terms, he’s not really a teenager. But when I crossed paths with him in… Continue reading How Quickly They Grow – a Teenaged Penguin in Tierra del Fuego
A 60-minute stroll with 5000 penguins on a small island near the bottom of the earth.
These pecks exchanged between a pair of Magellanic Penguins weren’t quite kisses in the traditional sense, but they’re the closest I can come up with at the moment for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, which asked us to share a captured kiss. These were taken late last month on Martillo Island on the Beagle Channel… Continue reading Penguin Pecks (Pic du Jour)
This is Lapataia Bay in Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego National Park, the southern terminus of the Pan-American Highway. Alaska is 17,848 kilometers north. When I arrived, a car with British Columbia, Canada, plates was just pulling out of the parking lot. That’s me next to the sign which, I just found out, was carved by… Continue reading End of the Road, Literally
This is what locals call an arbol bandera, or flag tree, a name stemming from the shape it’s given by the relentless pounding of ceaseless wind. This in near the Estancia Harberton on the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, about 85 kilometers east of Ushuaia. I hugged the one on the right. The WordPress… Continue reading Arbol Bandera (Pic du Jour)