Antarctic Sound is a body of water about 30 miles (50 km) long and from 7 to 12 miles (11 to 19 km) wide, separating the Joinville Island group from the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. The sound was named by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiöld for the expedition ship Antarctic which in 1902, under the command of Carl Anton Larsen, was the first vessel to navigate it.
Cape Horn Cruising, Chile
Πώς είναι να ταξιδεύεις στην άκρη του κόσμου; Ζήστε αυτή την εμπειρία με μία κρουαζιέρα στο Cape Horn. Βρίσκεται στο νοτιότερο άκρο της Νότιας Αμερικής στο αρχιπέλαγος Tierra del Fuego. Το Cape Horn είναι το μέρος όπου συναντώνται ο Ατλαντικός και ο Ειρηνικός Ωκεανός. Ανακαλύψτε αυτήν την απομακρυσμένη περιοχή του κόσμου ενώ βρίσκεστε σε μια κρουαζιέρα που πλέει στη μαγευτική Παταγονία της Νότιας Αμερικής και θαυμάστε τα χιονισμένα βουνά, τις αστραφτερές λίμνες, τους πανύψηλους παγετώνες και τα ασυναγώνιστα τοπία σε ένα αξέχαστο ταξίδι σε μια από τις μακρινές γωνιές του πλανήτη.
Castro is a city and commune in the Chilean island of Chiloé Island. Castro is the capital of the Chiloé Province. Castro is famous for its palafitos, traditional wooden stilt houses which were common in many places in Chiloé. The city is also rich in museums and other sightseeings such as the church which was declared World Heritage by the UNESCO.
Caleta Tortel, Chile
Caleta Tortel is a coastal village in Chile. It is the administrative center of the commune of Tortel and is located between the mouth of the Baker River and the Baker Channel. The surrounding geography is rugged and formed by a number of islands, fjords, channels and estuaries. Visitors fall in love with Tortel as soon as they see this scattering of houses on forested slopes surrounding a pale emerald bay. Tortel is a scattered settlement of quaint wooden houses, each with its own jetty and linked by a network of walkways and bridges made of fragrant cypress. There are no streets here, and even the fire engine is a boat.
Drake Passage, South America
The Drake Passasge is famous for being the site of some of the roughest and most unforgiving waters of the world,also among the world's coldest as they are part of the Antarctic Circumpolar current.The only islands at the latitudes of the Drake Passage are the South Sandwich Islands in the South Atlantic and the South Macquerie Islands south of New Zealand.
Expedition Chilean Fjords
A cruising to the Chilean fjords refers to a journey or exploration of the intricate network of fjords and channels that extend along the southern coast of Chile, from the Gulf of Ancud in the north to the Strait of Magellan in the south.
The region is characterized by its stunning natural beauty, featuring towering snow-capped mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, forests, and abundant marine wildlife. The fjords are also home to several indigenous communities that have inhabited the area for centuries and have developed a unique culture and way of life.
Popular activities in the region include kayaking, hiking, wildlife watching, and visiting local communities to learn about their traditions and way of life.
Niebla (meaning fog) is a coastal Chilean town close to the city of Valdivia. Niebla is located on the northern edge, at the mouth of the Valdivia River, across from Corral city. Niebla's beach and folk market are popular tourist destinations during the summer, together with the ruins of a Spanish colonial fort, its museums and restaurants specializing in seafood.
Puerto Montt is a coastal city in the south of Chile and has an important role as a port. It boasts great views of the ocean and towering peaks of the Andes. Walking along the beach is very pleasant and offers many opportunities of entertainment. Also in the port area the visitor can find seafood restaurants and crafts shops.
Puerto Williams, Navarino Island, Chile
Puerto Williams is a unique and off-the-beaten-path destination that offers a glimpse into the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the southernmost part of South America.
Puerto Williams is a small town located on the southern shore of Navarino Island in Chile, near the southernmost tip of South America. It is the southernmost town in the world and serves as the main port of entry to Cape Horn and the Drake Passage.
Puerto Williams is known for its stunning natural beauty, with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and fjords surrounding the town. It is also a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and birdwatching.
Visitors to Puerto Williams can explore the town's charming streets and learn about its history and culture, as well as take advantage of the many outdoor activities available in the area. The town is also home to several museums and cultural centers that offer insight into the indigenous culture and history of the region.
Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina. It has been described as the southernmost city in the world. Tourist attractions include the Tierra del Fuego National Park and Lapataia Bay. Wildlife attractions include local birds, penguins, seals, and orcas.
Valparaiso is one of the most picturesque ports in the world. The view as you approach from the sea is particularly fascinating because Valparaiso seems to hang on steep precipices. Most of the city is a maze of alleys, winding streets, staircases and funicular lifts called "ascensores"-if you have not climbed to one before, it will be a surprise for you!