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Punto Tombo Penguin Colony  
   

Punto Tombo Penguin Colony

Magellan penguin
WEEK 3 -TO SEE THE PENGUINS & GLACIERS

December 20th 2006
WEEK 3 TO SEE THE PENGUINS A special 120 k journey to Punto Tombo on the coast. We had a 12 seater mini bus all to ourselves. (We don’t often do things in style - but there is no public transport!) This is the largest accessible breeding ground of the magellan penguin with over half a million birds. A quick stop to pay park fees. Once in the park the driver pointed to a penguin standing under ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » Río Gallegos

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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