Punta Arenas, Chile Newswire

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  1. Swimming with dolphins, fishing for piranhas and seeing Darwin's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Daily Mail

    Where the wild things are: It's no wonder these stunning images were picked as the winners of an animal photo contest From a pizza parlour in New York to a two Michelin-starred icon in Denmark: The hottest restaurants in the world revealed Light sleepers need not apply! Music lovers can spend the night surrounded by records in New York's Rough Trade store Walking a plank 177ft above the sea, riding a rollercoaster on deck and skydiving: Five crazy things to do on a cruise Now THAT's customer service! Guest is stunned when hotel fulfils his joke request for 'a few framed photos' of Jeff Goldblum in his room A real StarSHIP Enterprise! Two more 'Star Trek' cruises announced after tickets for first voyage sell out at warp speed Donkey rides and daring outfits that flash a lady's ankle: Historic pictures reveal reality of visiting a beach in Victorian Britain Flying into the tempest: ... (more)

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  2. How my penguin quest sent me to Falkland IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | Iol.co.za

    ... refer to the country as the Malvinas, the Argentine name.) One commercial flight flies weekly between Punta Arenas, Chile, and Mount Pleasant Airport, a military station on East Falkland, the largest island. The Royal Air Force also provides service ...

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  3. URI women scientists to lead 3 Antarctica expeditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... and a Graduate School of Oceanography teacher, is heading a 37-day expedition that recently left Punta Arenas, Chile. Her 13-member team includes three URI doctoral students and Quincy, Mass., high-school teacher Cara Pekarcik. “I'm super ...

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  4. Shackleton perseveres to save partyRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 4 | The Otago Daily Times

    Otago boys at Queen Mary Hospital, Hanmer Springs. Standing : Lance-corporal Kibblewhite, Privates Mancey, Duggan, McGregor, Ryan, Binney, Houston, Harding and Sergeant Wood.

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  5. On the Falkland Islands, a traveler's quest to see more types of penguins than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | The Washington Post

    ... refer to the country as the Malvinas, the Argentine name.) One commercial flight flies weekly between Punta Arenas, Chile, and Mount Pleasant Airport, a military station on East Falkland, the largest island. The Royal Air Force also provides service ...

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  6. Historic Bradford wool firm's owner is proud of its recordRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Ten years ago he gained control of the business he joined as finance director in 1987 through a management buyout from the Standard Commercial Corporation, a US-based tobacco merchant which diversified into wool. Standard Wool , based on Trevor Foster Way, Odsal , is a multi-million pound group and one of the world's leading wool trading businesses with customers in more than 30 countries.

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  7. Historic Bradford wool firm's owner is proud of its recordRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Ten years ago he gained control of the business he joined as finance director in 1987 through a management buyout from the Standard Commercial Corporation, a US-based tobacco merchant which diversified into wool. Standard Wool , based on Trevor Foster Way, Odsal , is a multi-million pound group and one of the world's leading wool trading businesses with customers in more than 30 countries.

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  8. LATAM Is Now Offering Flights to Chilean PatagoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    It's never really been easy to visit the 935-square-mile Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia, but that's part of what makes tens of thousands of travelers every year endure over 20 hours of travel just to see it . This park, all pristine mountains and lakes carved by glaciers, is one of world's great natural wonders and, from this December, it'll be easier to reach than ever before.

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  9. Hiking 'The W' in Patagonia was nothing short of wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    "The terrain felt strangely familiar, like I could be hiking in the Rockies. But it's different here," Darryl Leniuk writes I've been hiking for less than an hour, over a landscape of loose rock and lichen.

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  10. We are all fed up with stifling government regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Trading Post

    The United Kingdom "Brexit" proves that the people of the world are fed up with bureaucracies "multi-culturalism," and the "status quo" elitists. This is why Donald Trump's ideas are so popular.

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  11. Pilots recount daring South Pole rescue mission: a A tiny little dot in that mass of blackaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... skirting storms, the team from Canadian airline Kenn Borek safely delivered two patients to a clinic in Punta Arenas, Chile, where they could get medical treatment not available at the pole. "It really is just kind of what we do," said chief pilot ...

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  12. Canadian pilots dodged an iceberg on take-off, flew in - total...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... to that and did the whole thing at night. Trudel : We knew two big flights were behind us - going from Punta Arenas, Chile to Rothera, and then onto the South Pole. We were tired, of course. It's a long day. But we still had that adrenaline, ...

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  13. Greatest fear was running out of soup: Canadian crew describes dangerous rescue mission to South PoleRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... to Rothera with two sick workers. The ill passengers were transferred to a second plane for a flight to Punta Arenas, Chile. The operation, coming right after the equinox, was the darkest and coldest of all such medical evacuations to date. Normally ...

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    Jul 5, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... to Rothera with two sick workers. The ill passengers were transferred to a second plane for a flight to Punta Arenas, Chile. The operation, coming right after the equinox, was the darkest and coldest of all such medical evacuations to date. Normally ...

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  15. Fortney: For modest crew members, Antarctic rescue flight all in a day's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... on the planet. The nearly 17,000-kilometre, five-day journey included stops in the U.S., Costa Rica, Punta Arenas, Chile, and the British Antarctic Survey Station at Rothera, located on Antarctica's northern tip, before one of the planes, piloted by ...

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  16. Soup and songs: Calgary rescue team relates experience of South Pole...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Northern Life

    ... and returned to Rothera with two sick workers. They were transferred to a second plane for the flight to Punta Arenas, Chile. The operation, coming right after the equinox, was the darkest and coldest of all past missions to the South Pole for ...

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  17. Kenn Borek Air celebrates successful South Pole rescue mission in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | GlobalNews

    The company that owns the plane that made a daring rescue flight to save two people who got sick working at a U.S. research station at the South Pole is holding a press conference Tuesday in Calgary. Kenn Borek Air Ltd. is marking the "successful conclusion of the medical evacuation of two researchers from the Amundson Scott South Pole Research Station."

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  18. Travel: The solitary beauty of PatagoniaRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    For the wild at heart, Patagonia is blessed with some of the most dazzling and remote landscapes on earth, writes Neil Geraghty Dear Guests, it is 6:15am, the temperature outside is 10 degrees, skies are overcast and we are now navigating the Southern Ocean Passage. Coffee is being served in the Sky Lounge and we will shortly be arriving at Cape Horn."

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  19. July/August Issue 235: The last iron sailing shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Ocean Navigator

    In May 2015, Wavertree , the last remaining and largest of the wrought-iron, full-rigged ships, was towed from her home at the South Street Seaport Museum across the bay to Staten Island. Carefully placed in dry dock, Wavertree was brought to Caddell Dry Dock & Repair Co., where this great relic of the once-ubiquitous sailing ships that plied their trade all over the world will receive $10 million worth of loving restoration.

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  20. The week's best travel deals around the globeRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Go on a spending spree with a $200 or $300 resort credit at the Landsdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg, Va. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, a luxury property in Leesburg , Va., is offering resort credits through the end of the year.

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