Travel Blogs from Puerto Piramides, Argentina

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A Whale of a Time! (groan), Peninsula Valdes, Argentina travel blog

A Whale of a Time! (groan)

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... head north to the ecological reserve of Peninsula Valdez. It's a huge area that is the place to see sea life in Argentina. They get Right Whales, Killer Whales, Magellanic Penguins, Sealions, …… all within easy viewing around the coast or in ...

Whale watching, Peninsula Valdes, Argentina travel blog

Whale watching

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... are a few estancias and lots of sheep, and that´s it! The whale watching itself almost didn´t happen as the entire port of Puerto Piramides was closed when I got to Puerto Madryn yesterday, meaning none of the boats could go out at all. I talked to ...

An arid coast bursting with marine life, Peninsula Valdez, near Puerto Madryn, Patagonia, Argentina travel blog

An arid coast bursting with marine life

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... how clumsy and immobile on land!!! We had a bite of lunch at the excellent self-service restaurant, and drove back to Puerto Piramides - we had completed the full circuit of the Peninsula, and had visited all the wildlife sites apart from a small sea ...

Right Whales, Wrong Seals, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Right Whales, Wrong Seals

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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The Valdez Peninsula on the Atlantic coast of Patagonia is desert. It's an area where sea creatures congregate, both to mate and birth their young. And to feed.. For seals, it seems like an odd choice of a place to do any of these things. They've put ...

The Isthmus at Christmas, Puerto Pirámides Valdes Peninsula Chubut Argentina, Argentina travel blog

The Isthmus at Christmas

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... what we could see and do at Valdes. The place had not been open long so was nice and new. When we arrived at Puente Piramides on Valdes Peninsula, we booked into the Automobile Club of Argentina's Hotel, in the centre of the small tourist town, set in a ...

COLD-WATER WILDLIFE SAFARI, Peninsula Valdes, CH, Argentina travel blog

COLD-WATER WILDLIFE SAFARI

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... probably spit on me. They gifted me a postcard of a guanaco to ease my loss, then gave me another ride, to a city called Puerto Madryn. In the city, I couldn't chase guanacos, so I chased another fun thing: girls. And I met Vanessa, a ...

Wale, Robben und Pinguine in Valdes & Punta Tombo, puerto piramides, Argentina travel blog

Wale, Robben und Pinguine in Valdes & Punta Tombo

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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... geben gleich mal eine kleine Sprungshow! Nach 2 Stunden, die uns wie eine wunderbare Ewigkeit vorkommen, fahren wir zurueck nach Puerto Piramides und brauchen erstmal etwas, um wieder richtig zu uns zu kommen. Wir essen gemuetlich Fisch am Strand und ...

No Whales.. just Sheep, Punta Norte, Argentina travel blog

No Whales.. just Sheep

A travel blog entry by worldroamers

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... hunters... we returned to town... empty handed. No, we didn´t see the incredibily rare event that takes place on Punta Norte, Argentina and only one other beach in the world. But it was a beautiful place and even the thought that it even MIGHT ...

Nothing makes a mess quite like sand camping., Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Nothing makes a mess quite like sand camping.

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

The Peninsula Valdes is unique in the world for is perfect Southern Right Whale habitat. The perfect combination of nutrient-rich plankton, calm seas, sheltered gulf, and temperature make it one of the main birthing grounds for these enormous ...

p-p-pick up a penguin, Puerto Pirámides, Argentina travel blog

p-p-pick up a penguin

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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... or Peninsula Valdes. We stowed our luggage and hit T'Internet for somewhere to stay. It seems to me that all of Argentina heads off to Puerto Madryn in January. We couldn't get anything. Well, we couldn't get anything that wasn't taking the piss with ...

Giants of Valdes, Peninsula Vales, Argentina travel blog

Giants of Valdes

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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Hier wohl bis jetzt unser eindrücklichster Eintrag: Wir verbrachten 4 Tage im Naturreservat Peninsula de Valdes. Dieses ist ein Mekka für Natur- und Tierliebhaber. Die Peninsula umgeben zwei Buchten. In die südliche Bucht kommen jedes Jahr die ...

In search of orcas, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

In search of orcas

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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Peninsula Valdes Rather than take the expensive ferry up from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt in Chile, we decided to cross back into Argentina to go to Península Valdés on the east coast and cross back into Chile higher up. Península Valdés is a ...

De stempelkaart, Penisula Valdez, Argentina travel blog

De stempelkaart

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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Bij de entree van het natuurpark Penisula Valdez kreeg je een stempelkaart met vreemde beesten. Elke keer als je een beest zag moest je die afkruisen op de kaart en als je de kaart vol had, mocht je een dier naar keuze mee naar huis nemen. Die grapjassen ...

Puerto Piramides, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Piramides

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Wal / whale autopsy - Nur für starke Nerven, Playa Pardelas, Argentina travel blog

Wal / whale autopsy - Nur für starke Nerven

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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Walobduktion An einem Abend wurde ein totes Walbaby ans Ufer geschwemmt. Wir spazierten am nächsten Morgen früh daran vorbei – kein schöner Anblick, obwohl das Tier noch ´ganz´ war und auch noch kaum stank. Im Verlauf des Morgens trudelte ...

Puerto Madryn Whale Watching, Puerta Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Madryn Whale Watching

A travel blog entry by lennyandcat

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... that road". I don´t know how the driver can stay awake. Its just one long straight road through barren windswept land. Puerto Madryn is a coastal town, famous for its proximity to Peninsula Valdes, a World Heritage Site and Nature Reserve. This is ...

Giants of Valdes 2, Punta Pardelas, Argentina travel blog

Giants of Valdes 2

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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... motivation of travelling around the world / doing this trip. An awesome evening. The day after the other two couples moved on towards Puerto Mardyn. We decided to stay another day… out of that day we made 3 as another Swiss couple, Laura (actually ...

Puerto Valldes, Puerto Valldes, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Valldes

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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Peninsula Valdes - lots of sea animals, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Peninsula Valdes - lots of sea animals

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... beaches. Again in large numbers. The video shows one of the males "hopping" around - probably about 4 tonnes. Stop 4: Punta Piramides: the main port of the Peninsula Valdes, which lots of tour companies which specialise on whale watching (not in ...

Peninsula Valdes, Penisula Valdes, Argentina travel blog

Peninsula Valdes

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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... Valdes - It was another overnight bus journey down the East Coast to Patagonia.  As you will see in my trip in Argentina there was lots of bus journeys, with quite a few of them being overnight.  Because of the huge distances and quite ...

Some things are worth waiting for, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Some things are worth waiting for

A travel blog entry by sarahandluke

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... failed to join up with some others who wanted to share a car. In the end we headed out to the nearest village (a tiny place called Puerto Piramides with only 500 inhabitants). Once there we decided not to try to make it to the Ocra area that day as it was ...

Sea elephants and Sea lions, Punta Ninfas, Argentina travel blog

Sea elephants and Sea lions

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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Vom Pinguland gings in Reich der  Seeelefanten. Auf unserer Reise wieder in den Norden, wollten wir unbedingt nochmals bei Punta Ninfas vorbei gehen. Da waren wir ja schon einmal und es hat uns super gefallen. Wir stellten Sandbug also wieder aufs ...

Puerto Piramides, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Piramides

A travel blog entry by trish_and_kevin

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... - Killer Whales in their natural environment, hunting and swimming along the shores of the Valdes Peninsula. Our 2 days in Puerto Piramides were uncharacteristically windy. Dolphin and whale watching tours were on hold, until the wind dissipated but as ...

Peninsula Valdez, Punta Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Peninsula Valdez

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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Camped at Punta Piramides for a couple days. It is a neat little town. I think more that half the people in the town are staying in the camp ground. I went out to Punta Norte, saw the sea lions. It is also the place to see the orcas swim up on the ...

Peninsula de Valez, Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Peninsula de Valez

A travel blog entry by muns_sj

This morning we headed for Peninsula de Valdez. We arrived at a small town in the peninsula called Puerto Piramides. Peninsula Valdez is known for its rich fauna. In the months of spring to summer whales are abundant. Here, in season, you can also see ...

Whales, Peninsula Valdes, Argentina travel blog

Whales

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... , killer whales, penguins (unfortunately, we were a month too early to see penguins return after spending the winter in Brazil). Puerto Piramides, the only town on the peninsula, was our home base (human population 250, whale population 500). We arrived ...

Big and lumpy, Puerto Piramide, Argentina travel blog

Big and lumpy

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

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As soon as we got into Puerto Madryn, we looked into organised tours to go see whales. We soon realised it would be better to go to Puerto Piramide (where all the whale-watching tours are based) and do it on our own. At 10 pesos cheaper there wasn't much ...

Back from Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn - Peninsula Valdes, Argentina travel blog

Back from Peninsula Valdes

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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Ho passato gli ultimi giorni a rilassarmi e vedere un sacco di animaletti carini a Puerto Piramides, Penisola di Valdes. Ci sono arrivata 3 giorni fa, dopo un'altra notte in bus da Bahia Blanca e una giornata a Puerto Madryn. L'ostello di Piramides era ...

Peninsula Valdez -- but no Orcas, Puerto Madryn / Puerto Piramides, Argentina travel blog

Peninsula Valdez -- but no Orcas

A travel blog entry by kendranaaron

Our second adventure in and around Puerto Madryn was a guided trip to Peninsula Valdez. The Peninsula is a UNESCO World Heritage site, most importantly because it is a prime whale-watching location. Unfortunately for us, the whale season (which describes ...

Auf der Halbinsel Valdés, Puerto Pirámides, Argentina travel blog

Auf der Halbinsel Valdés

A travel blog entry by sandra2012

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Nach einem guten Fruehstueck ging es zusammen mit fuenf anderen aus dem Hostel mit dem Bus ins eineinhalb Stunden entfernte Puerto Pirámides auf der Halbinsel Valdés. Dies ist der einzige bewohnte Ort auf der Insel (etwa 400 Einwohner). Die 'Peninsula ...

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