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Six Interesting Facts about Patagonia

Six Interesting Facts about Patagonia

WWF October 7, 2015 0

In the southernmost part of South America, Patagonia occupies 260,000 square miles spanning Argentina and Chile. The region is known for dramatic mountain peaks, an abundance of glaciers and an array of unique wildlife. 6. The

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Six Adventures that Will Make You Love Winter

Six Adventures that Will Make You Love Winter

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 10, 2015 0

According to Climate Central, an independent organization of scientists and journalists that researches and reports the facts about our changing climate, last year was the hottest in the past 135. Now, as we approach

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Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 30, 2015 5

Icebergs, those floating carvings that rival any great artist’s sculptures, are enthralling. Because they move, tip, constantly change and evolve, they seem to be living, “breathing” creations. They become even more precious when you

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Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2015 21

Scotland gave me a right punch to the head. And I don’t mean metaphorically. I expected to be awed by its rugged coasts and Iron Age forts. I just didn’t anticipate the real, knock-you-down

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Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2014 12

Bones are everywhere in Patagonia. They dry on the brown steppes and jut up from the desert’s gray floor. They protrude like blue spikes through the surface of lakes and bleach white on the

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Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 15, 2014 3

The ages of some of my fellow travelers on a recent trip to Antarctica surprised me. A stay on a ship that takes you to the more remote regions of the world typically isn’t

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