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In Ushuaia on Tierra del Fuego – The southernmost city in the World

Again, another tick on our to-do list: Tierra del Fuego and the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia. After a 12-hour journey including a very funny border control, we sat on a ferry across the Strait of Magellan to Tierra del Fuego. During the crossing we even saw Commerson-Dolphins.

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on Tierra del Fuego – The southernmost city in the World

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Finally, the National Park “Tierra del Fuego” was still waiting for us, which we explored during a two-day visit. We found a rich flora and fauna, although, after our Torres del Paine trip we were already pretty spoiled 🙂

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Then it was  time to go, as my New Zealand visa had to be soon taken up and so we went on a three-day travel marathon on to Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, Santiago, Talca, Santiago, Buenos Aires, and ultimately to our next major goal, Auckland, New Zealand …