Tierra del Fuego
Iguazu Falls
Lakes District
Punta Arenas
Torres del Paine
Amazon River
Punta Arenas, Chile
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Punta Arenas is the Chilean gateway to Patagonia, though the city itself is not particularly interesting. We rented a car and visited nearby Magellanic penguins at Seno Otway. Here, about 3000 penguins live in the protected area, where visitors can observe them via walkways and lookouts.

Penguins strolling home
from the ocean

Magellanic penguins mate for life, taking shifts to fish and care for young

Lesser rheas looked like
small ostriches

Copyright 2002 - Ann Mei Chang