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Torres del Paine National Park Patagonia

The tip of Patagonia - Fin del Munde - is home to the Torres del Paine National Park and the third biggest ice field in the world. Breathtaking beautuful, pristine, majustic and raw, it's one of the most desolate and memorable places I have ever visited. And definitely not for sissies!

The highly endangered Patagonian antelope, the huemul (hway-mul) - only 3 000 left in the world and 44 in Tirres.

The glaciers are melting at a rate of 100m a year so get there soon!

The three 'blue towers' (Torres del Paine) that give the park its name


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Kate Turkington is one of South Africa’s best-known broadcasters, travellers and travel writers.

Her weekly Sunday night three-hour live Talk Radio 702 / CapeTalk talkshow, Believe It Or Not, which came to an end in early 2013 was South Africa’s longest-running radio talkshow with the same host in the same time slot. She continues to broadcast as a regular guest on travel shows where she talks about the when, where, why, what and how of travel both locally and internationally from her vast personal experience. She also blogs for several travel websites.

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