Patagonia’s Lush Diversity

Patagonia Argentina

Fun fact: the Argentine-Chilean region’s ovine population is almost as endless as its beauty. It’s estimated that the world’s last great wilderness is home to approximately 5.5 million sheep, which is more than Patagonia’s population.

Patagonia’s Portrayal Of The Past

Valle Los Gigantes

Located in Argentina’s famed Patagonia region, El Parque Paleontologico Valle de los Gigantes offers its viewers incredible glimpses into its dinosaur-filled past. Amid its flora are twelve life-size and scientifically accurate replicas of its former dinosaur denizens.

The Legendary Iguazu Falls

Iguasu Falls

Source: Air Pano

With such a stunning view, it’s no surprise that this Argentine/Brazilian gem is host to even more dramatic legend. The story goes that a god once planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipí who, upon hearing that, fled with her mortal lover down the Iguazu River in a canoe. In a jealous fit of rage, the god is said to have sliced the river apart and thus created the waterfall. That way, so surmised the god, the two would never escape the perpetual falling sensation.

Tepui, The Table Of The Gods

Tepuis Argentinian Amazon

The word Tepui comes from the ancient Pemon language, where it means “house of the gods”. Largely found in South America, tepuis are mesas that rise abruptly from the jungle and give its visitors spectacular views of the surrounding wildlife. One tepui, Auyantepui, is the source of Angel Falls, the world’s tallest waterfall.

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