Sailing expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia,
At the very tip of the South American continent now sails the VICTORY, a
75 foot "William Garden design" replica of a nineteenth century
wooden cargo schooner. Aboard this comfortable floating base one may find
groups of SEA KAYAKERS and ADVENTURE TOURISTS that have come to view and
explore the serene glacier filled fjords -lined with wild forests, snowcapped
peaks and trout filled streams - where the Andes meet the sea.
Cape Horn, Falklands & Tierra Del Fuego
On this virtual tour you may see:
Majestic mountains dipped in snow...
Whales, seals, Soaring Andes condors...
Ice-blue Glaciers that shimmer like jewels..
News Release from Tierra Del Fuego, Chile:
For those coming from a hurried and modern life, it's like going back in
time; it is also a breathtaking and unforgettable experience - being among
the unspoiled beauty of "The Uttermost Part Of The Earth".
Puerto Williams, capital of the Chilean Territory of Antarctica and ancient
camp ground for the now almost extinct Yagan Canoe Indians, has a small
"crime free" population of 2000. It is the Southernmost town in
the world located at latitude 54 deg. 56 min. South and longitude 67 deg.
37 min. West, only 60 miles from Cape Horn. Gold is still being found in
the surrounding hills!
Ben Garrett (a former electronic engineer from California) and Monica, his
Chilean wife, have been navigating the region of Tierra Del Fuego for 9
years. Their beautiful new well equipped tall mast ship is based at the
picturesque Puerto Williams Yacht Club, situated on the Beagle Channel.
This roomy schooner takes 7 to 10 day Adventure and Sea Kayak excursions,
marking a course to the glaciers and fjords by way of the same channel which
Charles Darwin navigated aboard the sailing vessel BEAGLE in the early 1800's.
The VICTORY is so similar a ship that it starred as the BEAGLE in a recent
Exploring these magnificent glacier regions and fjords by foot and/or by
Sea Kayak excursions, appreciating very old Yagan Indian settlements and
artifacts, camping and barbecues of Patagonian lamb on the beach along with
trout fishing are only part of the itinerary. Accommodations are for a minimum
of two groups of two, with a maximum of 10 passengers.
Expeditions to Antarctica, Cape Horn and South Georgia are also available.
Contact Ben Garrett, who has the world's most southern Internet connection
at: Box 70, Puerto Williams, Tierra Del Fuego, Chile. Phone 5661-621010,
Fax 5661-621092, mailto:email@example.com,
For booking & info on expeditions or flights to
Antarctica, South Georgia, Cape Horn, and Tierra Del Fuego"
& Free Newsletter on these, please contact:
VICTORY ADVENTURE TRAVEL
Your Cruise Specialists at the "ends of the earth"
Phone/Fax 5661-621092, Phone 5661-621010
Box 70, Teniente Munoz 118, Puerto Williams,
Tierra Del Fuego, Chile 'The Gateway To Antarctica'
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