5 Fun Facts: Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

The name of the Falkland Islands comes from Falkland Sound, which is the channel between the two main islands.  With an array of breaking taking sights, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) provide every traveller ample opportunity to experience  stunning scenery and wildlife.  Considered an outdoor paradise for nature lovers, the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) offers numerous opportunities to capture amazing wildlife photography and scenic shots, whilst hiking and bike riding. Here are 5 fun [...]

Pleneau Island: Iceberg Alley

Pleneau Island is located west of Booth Island at the southern end of the Lemaire Channel and features an array of iceberg scenery.  In fact, an astonishing ninety-three percent of the world’s mass of icebergs is found surrounding the Antarctic. The word “iceberg” actually comes from partial Dutch translation meaning “ice mountain.”  The term iceberg refers to chunks of ice larger than 5 meters (16 feet) and smaller chunks of ice are [...]