Advertisement
« previous next »
Rockhopper and chick  

Rockhopper and chick

Falkland Islands (finally!)

January 28th 2010
What can we say about the Falklands? The pictures are the real highlight. We flew in from Punta Arenas in Chile on Dec 19th and were picked up at Mount Pleasant airport (a military airport where you aren’t allowed to take photos) by Ken who drove us to Darwin house where we spent our first night. This was our first experience with Falkland island roads, which are mostly gravel and very dusty. ... read more
South America » Falkland Islands

Falkland Island Flag Although first sighted by an English navigator in 1592, the first landing (English) did not occur until almost a century later in 1690, and the first settlement (French) was not established until 1764. The colony was turned over to Spain two years la... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.169s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 12; qc: 50; dbt: 0.0432s; 50; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 1; ; mem: 6.5mb