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Antarctica – the Great White Continent

Our Antarctica Adventure. Penguins waddle past our feet on packed snow paths called “penguin highways.” Their turn to feed, they dive into the sea, while on a hillside rookery their mate sits on a rock nest holding soon-to-be-hatched eggs. The nesting areas are action-packed and noisy – calls to re-unite parents in the crowded environs,…

Patagonia: Land of Giants

Patagonia – By Irene Butler Published in TravelLady and Travel-Wise E-Zines In 1520 Admiral Ferdinand Megellan landed on the shores of what is now known as Patagonia and immediately encountered the Tehuelche tribe. Ranging between six and six-foot-seven they appeared gigantic to the Admiral and his crew of short-statured Spaniards. Some say naming of Patagonia (an…

Ghost Hunting in San Antonio

San Antonio – by Irene Butler Published in Travellady On Line Magazine San Antonio- Water drips off his wide-brimmed hat and from the hem of his long black coat, though there is not a cloud in the night sky. Seen through the wrought iron side-gate of the Alamo he stands motionless beside the old church,…