Tierra del Fuego March 13th 2007 Finally we made it to Tierra del Fuego! I had always wanted to see this place, based solely on the fact that, as a kid, I thought the name sounded pretty cool. (Come on! You can't say 'Land of Fire' doesn't have a good ring to it!) Actually Magellan called it Tierra del Humo, or Land of Smoke, but as we all know, there's no smoke without fire...
After accidentally oversleeping on our first morni ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia 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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