The End of the World has been Delayed January 22nd 2019 It seems our good luck with the weather has come to an end. Today, we were supposed to be flying down to King George Island to begin the Antarctic cruise, but the ship has encountered a couple of storms since leaving Rio and will be arriving two days late. So, before we head back up to Puerto Natales for a substitute itinerary, I need to update the blog with details of Punta Arenas.
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South America » Chile » Magallanes » Punta Arenas Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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