Tag Archives: Subantarctic

The Antarctic feel

Punta Arenas is the closest a big city gets to Antartica. The implications of that fact are nowhere felt better as on the top of the Cerro Mirador, the mountain overlooking the city. I have to admit the weather conditions in … Continue reading

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Lyrical about a forest

Oh, the Patagonian forests! You might remember me getting lyrical about them in a previous post, but I did not have enough time there to express all my love for them. I especially wanted another chance to speak about all wonderful things living … Continue reading

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Small adventures from far, far away

Every field ecologists hopes for field days with only few dramatic adventures. We were lucky, because there is almost no destitution to share, or it should be the thousands and thousands of sticky plants that hooked on to our clothes … Continue reading

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Fresh from the field!

The first day of fieldwork was long and intense, but nothing less than a success. It was a relief to find back our plots where we had left them behind 4 months ago. It was an even  bigger relief to … Continue reading

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Walking with the death

One of the main places worth seeing in Punta Arenas serves the death, not the living. It is intriguingly beautiful for a city with so few attractive places. So impressive that it even got listed by the CNN as 1 … Continue reading

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Pictures from Chile

I’m currently safely back in Belgium and found some time to look at my favorite views from my visit to Chile. I’ll add some of them to this post and upload more interesting pictures to the photo gallery ‘Punta Arenas’ … Continue reading

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Wind chill

Imagine a nice day in the middle of spring: sky is blue and the sun is gaining power every day. You can feel its warmth on your cheeks as you turn your head towards it. The good live… But all … Continue reading

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