It is part of Argentina and Chile and was named so by the Portuguese navigator Magellan, who called it Patagonia, after its inhabitants "those big shoes." Name was given for the primitive Indians Tehuelche shoes made from skins of guanaco, a species of llama, that native people used to wear here. Patagonia stretches over 2000 km from north of the springs Colorado River to Cape Horn in the south. The western part belongs to Chile and the eastern plains and the largest part to Ar...
Iceland is a large island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle, characterized by a wild and colorful landscape, with black lava, red sulfur, blue geysers, waterfalls and green valleys and coastline is indented by numerous bays and fjords. If you are interested in nature, then Iceland is the perfect destination. In summer, many companies offer guided bus tours all over the country. You can also make trips on their own, such as areas near Thorsmoerk, Snaefellsjoekull and more. Another alternative is the rides. ...
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At first glance, Alaska seems to be a land of ice and wilderness. Or at least that we learn all the lessons on geography. In reality, Alaska is a place where civilization is entwined not only with traditionalism, especially nature offers us unimaginable landscapes. As we all know, Alaska belongs, at least in political terms, the United States. Although there is a considerable distance from the state "mother" somewhere in northwestern Canada, Alaska is an area ...