Patagonia on the Web – 6th June
A roundup of all things Patagonia we found on the web this week.
50 entire ichthyosaur fossils have been found in southern Chile, one of the best finds of its kind to date. The fossils were found in Torres del Paine and lived between the Triassic and Cretaceous periods, which extended from 250 million to 66 million years ago.
Find out more about the discoveries here.
The lighting is so dramatic in @Gabriele_Corno shot “Out of Darkness” – Torres del Paine National Park, in southern Chilean Patagonia, Chile.
Snapped with a point and shoot @ClareBevis gives a different view of Torres del Paine.
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Globetrottergirls.com have done a number of posts about their Patagonia trip, this one about Chiloe is fantastic and describes why it’s must see island. . “…we left the island feeling utterly romanced and wishing we could have seen more of its empty beaches and bays, explored more the national park and the tiny fishing villages.”
When travelling to Chiloe it can be difficult to get off the beaten track when you go independently or using public transport. Talk to us about a guided excursion that allows you to delve deeper into the island’s cultural history and wildlife.