Falkland Islands Adventure

A Falkland Islands adventure reveals the windswept beauty of a place more English than England. Web extra from our December 2011 issue. Photos by Mary South; read the blog of her entire adventure here.

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Carcass Island Gentoo Penguins keep an eye on Pelagic Australis

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Though we didn't see a single boat in our many days at sea, we did attract albatrosses, storm petrels and other birds.

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Horsing around before Cape Horn "Photo Ops"

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The Union Jack flies forlornly above the British soldiers' graveyard.

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The Falklands economy was once dependent on sheep farming. More recently it has been commercial fishing, next stop, oil?

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