Fire, Wind and Ice
Tierra del Fuego, Hernando de Magallanes baptized this land in honor of the campfires of the Selk’nam Indians, an island located on the other side of the Strait of Magellan, in front of Punta Arenas. Get on a motorhome and look closely at the steep slopes, above the plains where guanacos and wild horses run free, and you will see lonely condors planning over the Darwin Range. Learn about the history of the ancient inhabitants and the settlers who opted to work at this end of the planet by visiting Porvenir and its Fernando Cordero Rusque Museum, which contains interesting samples of Fuegian fauna, archeology and anthropology, and accounts of the history of the exploitation of I pray in this corner of Chile. Highlights his world-renowned photographic exhibition of the Selk’nam.
Lake Fagnano and Lake Deseado are good breaks for the walks that take place in these virgin borders and offer impressive pieces for fly fishing enthusiasts. The tours by stays and old facilities that still exist in the surroundings will give you an idea of life at this end of the planet. Cruises to Puerto Williams and Cabo de Hornos enter the channels and fjords of Fuegino, traveling through spectacular places, often sailing between icebergs.
Puerto Williams, on Navarino Island, is the southernmost town in the world. Visit the Father Martin Gusinde museum that portrays the life of the yámanas, a native town of Tierra del Fuego. In Cabo de Hornos, a must-see is to perform the Dientes de Navarino circuit, the southernmost trekking in the world.