Philippa Taylor

Philippa Taylor

All You've Ever Wanted to Know About the Humboldt Penguin

Meet the charming Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti), Chile and Peru’s favourite monochrome bird! Found pottering and plunging along 1,000 miles...
Published: February 17, 2018
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6 Photos To Transport You To Atacama

Mention the word Atacama, and immediately you conjure up images of endless, arid sands, long days of relentless, beating sun, and clear night skies...
Published: February 6, 2018
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Tehuelche Tribes Of Patagonia

Ever wondered where the dramatically jagged Torres del Paine (Towers of Paine) got their name? Yes, a gift to pun-loving hikers with aching legs the...
Published: December 9, 2014
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The Southern Lights in Patagonia

We’ve all heard of the breathtaking Aurora Borealis which light up northern skies, leaving them awash with gleaming, colourful swirls of magic and...
Published: November 25, 2014
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5 Fascinating Facts About Guanacos

In the dependable words of Charles Darwin, Patagonia’s favourite camelid can be summarised as, “an elegant animal, with a long, slender neck and fine...
Published: November 12, 2014
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The World Of Violeta Parra

"Y el canto de todos que es mi propio canto... (And the song of every man and woman which is my very own song...) 'Gracias a la vida', Violeta...
Published: November 7, 2014
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Check Out Chilean Lapis Lazuli

The Andes amaze for many reasons. Rushing rapids, whooshing waterfalls, and majestic mountains. Azure skies and snowy peaks. A towering mountain...
Published: October 23, 2014
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5 Chilean Fruits You Have To Try

We all know and accept the indisputable truth that the very best part* of travelling to a far-away and distant land is treating your taste buds and...
Published: October 22, 2014
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The Huemul: Chile's National Animal

The huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus), also known as the South Andean deer, is the iconic animal of Chile. A huemul even appears alongside the...
Published: October 14, 2014
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