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Patagonia: Fifty shades of blue

Photo by Maiboroda

Photo by Natalia Maiboroda

44 hours from Buenos Aires by bus and you are in the tip of Argentina – chilly and severe land. In other words, in small town El Calafate, which is situated closer to Antarctica than to the capital. This place is so isolated from the rest of the country, that you can easily describe it as being “in the middle of nowhere”. El Calafate lives off tourism due to world-famous attraction called Perito Moreno. This breathtaking glacier is just 80 km away.

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Iceland: water marked.

The name of this country suggests it’s chilly and icy. But instead Iceland appeared to me as astonishing place in the middle of nowhere with absolutely fantastic colours of nature. Yes, sometimes wet. Ask ordinary islander what does he think about his country and he will definilely reply that he loves Iceland and its nature, but not weather. In summer icy face of this island melts and showers on visitors with unexpected rain sometimes, but most often with its breathtaking waterfalls. Continue reading

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