Photos of Antarctica, and Ushuaia, El Calafate, and Perito Moreno, Argentina
The Gateway to Antarctica is the port town of Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia is very hilly, like a small San Francisco. This view overlooks the port from a hillside park.
This small, quiet dock is entry and exit for all cruise ships to Antarctica
"Fin del Mundo!" As the southernmost city on the planet, Ushuaia is marketed as the "End of the World!"
Every self-respecting Argentine city must have a bust of Evita, Eva Peron.
Entry to Tierra del Fuego Parque Nationale, "Land of Fire" national park just 10 miles outside of Ushuaia.
Bahia LaPataia is one of the main hiking areas of the park. This sign marks the end of 2,000 mile Route 3 from Buenos Aires.
This is an active beaver colony along the hiking trail near La Pataia Bay. Beavers are very prevalent in the park.
I was hiking alone, when suddenly this beautiful fox ran right across my path!
Hiking along the Beagle Channel where one lone sailboat pulls up anchor.
For you sailing enthusiasts, check out this navigational range!
Although it looks like a fence, this is actually the trail near the coast of LaPataia Bay.