South of the Strait of Magellan lurks one of the world’s most pristine regions: the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago, whose namesake island lies among a labyrinth of channels and fjords.
Sailing the fjords and channels of Tierra del Fuego is a unique and unforgettable experience. And while it sometimes feels like we are the first to discover these incredible places, others were the true pioneers.
It’s only natural that a biology student would develop admiration for Charles Darwin. His theory of evolution continues as a base for much current research and is still a source of debate among those who accept its tenets and those who do not. Likewise, it’s only natural that what we learn academically of Darwin are his scientific achievements. Yet other aspects of his life remain unfamiliar to us.
The macro region of Patagonia possesses distinct cultural treasures that have formed part of our heritage throughout time. Wulaia Bay on Navarino Island (Chile) is one place that holds such cultural wealth. This west-facing bay looks across the Yagashaga (Murray) Channel and is situated in a territory inhabited for thousands of years by the southernmost people of the Americas.