Tag Archives: Punta Arenas

As beautiful as ever

I wanted to make an overview of all the adventures we had in Chile, before moving on to the next exciting stages in my PhD. So click here to see the image gallery, or visit it on the right side of my website … Continue reading

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Growing wild

I think I can reveal a little bit of the results of our recent fieldwork trip to southern Chile. I think I will have to in any case, cause what we saw is too fascinating to keep silent about it here. Some of … Continue reading

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From winter to autumn… to summer!

You will remember the dreadfull weather conditions at our field sites from one week ago and this post. You might also recall the beautiful autumn that followed these 40 centimeters of fresh and beautiful snow (here). The weather kept improving, and temperatures kept … Continue reading

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The graveyard

On our way south from Punta Arenas to the most beautiful of our mountain gradients, we drive along the beautiful coast of the street of Magellan. I hope to post about its beautiful nature in the near future, but now I … Continue reading

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From winter to autumn

When we arrived in Punta Arenas, we found a peaceful winter landscape in the mountains (see these pictures). Winter seemed to have come really early in the mountains, so we were a bit worried about our fieldwork. But it seemed … Continue reading

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Happy easter!

We almost missed Easter with our hard work in Punta Arenas, but we managed to get the right atmosphere with some easter eggs. Some were tasty, some were extremely beautiful, like these nice yellow Easter-mushrooms on the trees in the forest. So, … Continue reading

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I spy a little guy

40 centimeters of snow. An angry wind that cuts through ten layers of clothes. Icy rain every two hours. The circumstances at the top of the mountains in Punta Arenas are far from ideal. And still, surprisingly, there was some … Continue reading

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