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The end of the World

October 24th 2011
Tierra Del Fuego The “Land of Fire” so named by passing ships spotting the shoreline campfires made by the Yamana people. It is shared between Chile and Argentina and is basically an island, surrounded by the South Atlantic and the Strait of Magellan. An 18 hour bus trip, 4 border crossings, a ferry trip and place forgotten. Leaving El Chalten, I had a freezing bus trip, it was horrible! T ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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