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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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Estonia: 5th season

Most of the countries has 4 seasons, but not Estonia. In the middle of the country, in the wet flat part of it lies Soomaa National Park, which is famous to its 5th season. Literary “land of bogs” do look like a wetland in spring. When the snow melts, the area of 390 km² turns into a big lake and covers everything with water. In such a seasonal turn people and animals have to change their way of life. Continue reading

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