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Saturday Apr 12 | Suria

Antarctica, a dream destination for...

As the sun sets, the cloudy sky melds with the glaring white of the frozen terrain as tourists trudging in single file line marvel over blue glaciers in Antarctica, a hip new vacation destination.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Round the world sailor's yacht lost in vastness of southern Pacific

Lone yachtsman Andrew Halcrow, who sailed from Falmouth last November on an attempted 40,000-mile, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe, has given up finding his beloved yacht Elsi Arrub after he was airlifted to safety off Cape Horn earlier this month.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The China Post

Global warming a concern at Chile penguin paradise

Magdalena Island, located near Chile's southern tip, is a natural paradise for tens of thousands of penguins who come every year to breed.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

Bangkok Post

Global warming a concern at Chile's...

Magdalena Island, located near Chile's southern tip, is a natural paradise for tens of thousands of penguins who come every year to breed.

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Sun Mar 16, 2014

SFGate

Charlie Porter, climber who reshaped El Capitan routes, dies

When Charlie Porter showed up in the Yosemite Valley in the early 1970s and started forging new climbing routes up the famously imposing monolithic rock wall known as El Capitan, he was something of a mystery man, a stranger to the clubby group of mostly Californians who had made Yosemite the center of the climbing world.

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Related Topix: Yosemite Valley, CA, South America, Chile, World News,

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