Tierra del Fuego Off The Beaten Path

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    Laguna Esmeralda
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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Tierra del Fuego Off The Beaten Path

  • the penguin island close to Haberton

    There is a penguin island close to Estancia Haberton and excursions to this island are offered by many bus- and shipping companies in Ushuaia. I passed by there in early November and there were only about 20 penguins on the beach where we got close to by our catamaran on the way to Haberton.When you take a look at photos of the webpage below,there...

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  • Bahia Ensenada and Isla Redonda

    Isla Redonda is the small island in the Beagle-Channel that you will see on my main photograph in the front with the great mountain-scenery of Patagonia in the background. The photo was taken from Bahia Ensenada, where our tour through the National Park had a short stop and there you will be able to buy postcards and post your letters with the...

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  • Puerto Haberton: Museo Acatushun

    Museo Acatushun de Aves y Mamiferos Marinos Australes is the full name of a small museum in Estancia Haberton where you will see a large collection of whale-bones inside and outside of the building. It is a walk of 10-15 minutes to get there by foot from the ship and you normally will have enough time to go there and take a look at least at the...

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  • Estancia Viamonte

    Estancia Viamonte is a good example of a place, that is listed on VT although it consists only of a very few houses, or like in Viamonte, it is actually nothing else than a large farm including several buildings for the family, the cattle and the employees, and all of the village is also fenced in and you have to open the gate before you can drive...

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  • San Pablo & the wrack of the Desdemona

    San Pablo is a really tiny village at the Atlantic Coast of Tierra del Fuego / Fireland and its main attraction is the wreck of the Desdemona.The wreck of Desdemona is more or less the only sight in San Pablo, that is not even a village, but rather a few houses and an old motel, that is not used anymore and most of its windows are broken.You will...

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  • Rio Grande: Misión Salesiana Museum

    The Misión Salesiana Museum is a bit outside of Rio Grande, next to the N3 / Panamericana Highway, when you are driving north. There is still a school for agriculture there, 2 churches and an interesting museum about the native people, who totally died out some decades ago, shortly after the arrival of the early white settlers. Drive in, take a...

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  • Rio Grande : the largest town in...

    Rio Grande is the largest town in Tierra del Fuego / Fireland and it is an easy fullday-trip from Ushuaia. Rio Grande sounds like a giant river but in fact it is just such a narrow river, but at least it had an interesting old bridge, that you can still see below the new bridge for the cartrafic of today.Just imagine, that in the old days all of...

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  • Puerto Harberton -the first european...

    Puerto Harberton was the first settlementof europeans in Tierra del Fuego / Firelandand it is an easy daytrip by boat or by car from Ushuaia.Puerto Haberton was founded in the middle of the 19th century and nowadays it is still a farm / estancia, although they mainly live on the tourists now.Inside of the main building there is a great restaurant...

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  • Magallanes channel

    Crossinf by ferry the Magallane's channel is a beatiful experience. the winds are so strong and the sea is so hard that you have the feeling to be at the of the world

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