The End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina

The four hour flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia gives passengers amazing views of Patagonia and the snow-capped Andes mountains that stretch all the way down through South America.  Flying in, it’s hard to imagine there is a modern city anywhere in the vicinity.

Ushuaia is considered the southern-most city in the world.  Battling with Puerto Williams, Chile (officially not a recognized city) for the title, Ushuaia is connected to the rest of Argentina by Route 30 and a small but modern airport.  Even five minutes from landing, there is absolutely nothing in sight other than most impressive mountain range in the entire world.

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Top 10 Natural Wonders of the World – a photo essay

1. Serengeti Migration

photo by benzpics63
photo by benzpics63

2. Galapagos Islands

photo by Scott Ableman
photo by Scott Ableman

3. Grand Canyon

photo by andywon
photo by andywon

4. Antarctica

photo by HRC
photo by HRC

5. Iguazu Falls

photo by Feffef
photo by Feffef

6. Amazon Rain Forest

photo by OLD SKOOL Cora
photo by OLD SKOOL Cora

7. Ngorongoro Crater

photo by epcp
photo by epcp

8. Great Barrier Reef

photo by In Veritas Lux
photo by In Veritas Lux

9. Victoria Falls

photo by iain rendle
photo by iain rendle

10. Bora Bora

photo by mrlins
photo by mrlins

List courtesy of Howard Hillman

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