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Huw Edwards in Patagonia 150 years after Welsh settlers arrived

<b>BBC newsreader Huw Edwards has travelled to Patagonia to mark 150 years since the Welsh set sail across the Atlantic in search of a new life in South America.</b><p>His 7,000-mile journey to meet some of the descendants of the first settlers can be seen in a special programme.<p>It shows Edwards playing a …


The 2012 Outside Travel Awards

We tapped our global network of correspondents to bring you Outside’s 2012 Travel Awards: a definitive roundup of the best new adventures, exotic retreats, empty beaches, local food, bars with a view, ­on-time airlines, screaming deals, gorgeous islands, and more. This isn’t just a collection of …

Patagonia: The Wild Place at the End of the World

The southernmost region of South America is huge in every way: Patagonia is twice the size of California and home to some of the biggest landscapes and adventures on the planet. Head south for stunning landscapes, ridiculous fishing, rugged trekking, roadside asados, and a 100 percent chance of …

South America

Paddle Perfect Patagonia

<b>Q:</b> Where are the best places to sea kayak in Chilean Patagonia? Also, do you know of any outfitters in Punta Arenas that provide good equipment without international prices? Thanks,<p>— Patrick, Lima, Peru<p><b>Adventure Advisor:</b><p><b>A:</b> Language lesson for the day: "babear" is Spanish for "to drool," which is …

Adventure Travel

Patagonia Parks: How Can You Pick Just One?

Not everything has a Hunger Games ending where two winners are chosen. So, what happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one? The vast region of Patagonia covers two countries, 800,000 square kilometers, and is one of …


On the Culture Front: Trailing Darwin in Patagonia

Photo credit: Chris Kompanek<p>Some places have one season, and others all four, but there's almost no place on Earth that cycles through them on a daily basis. This is the magic of Patagonia. Situated in the southernmost remote area of South America and stretching across Chile and Argentina, this …


'Patagonia Rising' Documentary Highlights Chile's Controversial HidroAysén Dam Project

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries:</i><p>When one thinks of Patagonia, visions of pristine and untouched nature fill the mind. Dramatic landscapes cover the region, located at the southern end of South America. It is, as many have said, a raw example of the world before humanity made its …

How To Get To The End Of The World (PHOTOS)

Getting to the end of the world takes a very long time. After multiple flights headed due south from Minneapolis, I found myself in El Calafate, Argentina. From 44.9 degrees north to 49.3 degrees south, it would take another three and a half hour bus ride to reach El Chalten, a tiny Patagonian …

National Parks

Iconic Hikes Of Southern Patagonia (PHOTOS)

With a dirty Kelty backpack and six weeks to spare, I jumped into the back of a rusty bus in Ushuaia -- the southernmost point in Argentina. Mission: a rugged exploration of Patagonia's most iconic treks and landscapes.<p>I was about to experience Patagonia in its most wild form stretching from Monte …


The Remote, Lonely Wilds Of Chilean Patagonia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Faustino Barrientos might just be the most isolated Chilean in all of South America. And a video crew from Vice recently went to find him -- and learn what it's like to live in a shack in the wilds of Patagonia, surviving by his wits and holding off the seemingly unstoppable tide of modernity.<p>In a …

Patagonia: The End of the World Is on Sale

<i>This is the conclusion of a two-part report.</i><p>PART 1: In Tierra del Fuego, Darwin still rocks<p>Perito Moreno Glacier -- "Desert and sterile" Patagonia (in Charles Darwin's initial assessment) boasts no less than 230,000 square kilometers of river basins flowing into the Atlantic. It holds 4,000 square …

South America

SXSW Film: Damnation , a Documentary That's Testing the Waters of Corporate Social Responsibility

In 1935, FDR promoted the building of dams and this grew to include over 75,000 dams standing more than 3 feet tall throughout the United States. Many of these dams have outlived their usefulness, and many caused great damage to ecosystems and fish, especially salmon. The response to this for some …


How Are Things in Patagonia?

In 2003, a superb Canadian documentary named <i>The Corporation</i> was based on a simple finding: the behavior of many corporations matches the character traits attributed to a psychopath in the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i>. In fact, during its filming the documentary's …

Oil & Gas Industry

Driving Chile's Famed Highway, The Carretera Austral (PHOTOS)

Chile's extraordinary elongated arrangement as a country means it enjoys a phenomenal variation in its landscapes and topographical wonders. One the most incredible and awe-inspiring sections of this is the stretch of Chile's Patagonian region typified by vast lakes, splintered fjords, glaciers, …

National Parks

Amazing Photos of Torres del Paine

Nestled into the center of Chile's expansive Patagonian region rests Torres del Paine, one the most iconic and coveted national parks of the entire Patagonian region. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, the park isn't known for its high-season solitude or peaceful …

South America

Travel tips for Torres del Paine National Park in Chile

7 December 2015<p>Ever since we saw Torres del Paine in Chile on tv about 12 years ago, we knew one thing for sure: this is a place we had to go to one …


Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains - La Fille Aux Cheveux de Soie (Isaac Delusion Remix)


Sia - Big Girls Cry (ODESZA Remix)


Chris Lake & Chris Lorenzo - Wicked Games Edit


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