Tag Archives: Charles Darwin

Stanley, Falkland Islands ~ Such a Pleasant Surprise!

December 28th The Falkland Islands are still a point of contention between the British and the Argentinians. If you look at a local Argentine map, the islands are listed as Islas Malvines and as a territory of Argentina. On US … Continue reading

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Ushuaia, Argentina ~ Tierra del Fuego

December 26th Ushuaia, Argentina is a relatively small city, located about as far south as one can go without swimming or living on Antartica. This is the southernmost city in the world and the capital of Tierra del Fuego. Known … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador ~ Puerto Ayora, Charles Darwin Research Station

Saturday, October 29th ~ Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Day 4 ~ Even on Santa Cruz Island where it is most populated, we are required to take the panga ashore. Todays excursions begin with a visit to the Charles … Continue reading

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