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Travelling to the end of the world

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Argentina
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By Verónica Janowicz
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Ushuaia offers an infinite variety of attractions. You just have to choose between the options: sky in the Castor Hill, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, fishing, diving, bird watching, safaris,canopy and unforgettable ride on the Tren del Fin del Mundo

Ushuaia the southernmost city in the world and capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands, is located on the shores of the Beagle Channel surrounded by the Martial mountain range in the Bay of Ushuaia in language Yamana means "bay that penetrates towards the west".

In this beautiful port city is where the Fuegian Andes mountain range, where the peaks merge into the sea and mountain slopes descend immense forests, where vast green valleys and snow unfold reflects the horizon are made.

Ushuaia offers an infinite variety of attractions. You just have to choose between various options: sky in the Castor Hill, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, fishing, diving, bird watching, safaris, canopy and unforgettable ride on the elegant Southern Fuegian Railway steam, which will take you to the National Park through a forest of beech and ñires. Also for history lovers can make a visit to the museums of the end of World Maritime Ushuaia, Acatushun and the old and famous military prison.

Browse fueguinos channel is an excellent alternative to enjoy the stunning natural setting of Ushuaia. Are performed in modern catamarans with all comfort. Some alternatives are: Island of wolves, Harberton and the penguin, starting from the local port, and can see the famous lighthouse and in its entirety to the southernmost city in the world.

Also you can do all kinds of tours and excursions, meet 12 ski resorts with natural slopes, mountains and valleys white, with infrastructure and equipment necessary to choose between various activities: skiing, alpine, snowboarding, snowmobiling walk snowshoeing and dog sledding ride in among others.

Winter resorts for all seasons

The most popular for many of these activities centers are The Parrots and Llanos del Castor. The latter is located at 3033 Route 3 Km Tierra del Fuego where you can make snowshoeing, snowmobiling ride, ride dog sledding and make sky background. Alberto Cichero is who welcomes us into this place of dreams and tells us that these activities can also be done at night so, and in summer also do not close because walks in 4 x 4, watching beavers and trekking.

"The Parrots", is located in the valley of Tierra Mayor, 25 km from the fueguina capital. In this beautiful place we were greeted by Hugo Flores, Dog Breeder competition that features 92 beautiful animals and several puppies where tourists besides sledding can take pictures with them.

Hugo began 23 years ago with this work he calls his passion, when he met Norman Vaughan pioneering American in this activity, with 82 years conducted an expedition to Antarctica and overcame great difficulties of Mount Vaughan who was baptized with the name in his honor. The example of these people and the incredible geographical area inhabited, tells Hugo, were his inspiration: "Before it was a bank employee until my life changed completely when I moved with my family to a tourist cabin in Tolhuin , Grande Rio. at that time only had a dozen Siberian and so it began "Then moved to Ushuaia where it is now and where in addition to sledding, help underprivileged children.

Dogs enjoy.

A myth that costs to be modified, as have both Alberto de Llanos del Castor as Hugo of The Parrots, is that dogs do not suffer when performing sledding quite the contrary. Many people can have shame or hurt by an animal that betray, and until we know the activity may not realize that the dog is in their own habitat and continually asks his instinct to run and throw. "It also demonstrates the history of man with the dog. -Declares Hugo- The human being dog friend was at first for convenience to perform crossings and protect their communities, this is the example of the Eskimos"

Moreover, there are also different sled sports that can be practiced with dogs like skijoring consisting of skiing with a dog, or a ride on a kind of wheeled sled that takes place in summer in this beautiful valley since dogs need to be continuously active throughout the year and never stop.

For all these amazing activities, for the warmth and friendliness of its people and the magical landscape of this place, this time of year is the perfect place to enjoy a different winter in Ushuaia where you will live an adventure now, your experience will be unique. You will be at the end of the world ...

For more information: www.tierradelfuego.org.ar