Roy Heale's Blog – August 2014 Archive (3)

Santiago, Chile -- A Metropolis Nestled in the Andes Mountains

By Roy Heale

Like a Wild West wagon train forming a circle at night time, the snow-capped Andes Mountains form a natural circle around the city of Santiago, Chile. Nestled in these peaks the city has a metro population of just over 7 million people and is situated just a short one hour drive to the Pacific Ocean coastal towns of Valparaiso and Vina…


Added by Roy Heale on August 27, 2014 at 9:08am — No Comments

Fray Bentos: Summer Vacations on the Banks of the Rio Uruguay


Added by Roy Heale on August 17, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Nature Close At Hand in Puerto Madryn, Argentina

By Roy Heale

Named in 1865 by the original settlers in honor of a Welsh Baron, the Atlantic coastal town and seaside resort of Puerto Madryn is renowned as the whale watching capital of Argentina. It is also the gateway to the Peninsula Valdes World Natural Heritage sanctuary since 1999 and a major wildlife conservation area. The region encompasses approximately…


Added by Roy Heale on August 9, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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