In the hottest months of the year, Isla Martillo is the home of 2 species of penguins, Papúa and Magallánico. They come to reproduce, and the youngest ones to change their plumage. These young penguins are rather ugly and have missing feathers. The island is full of nests, which are holes in the sand surrounded by plants. I had never thought I could see so many penguins on a landscape like this.
One of the most inhospitable places I have ever been to, Cabo Polonio sits on the tip of a moon-sliver shaped peninsula that extends into the Atlantic Ocean. The only access is by walking through the dunes or 4x4 vehicles. There is an important light house and a natural reserve of sea lions, the biggest in the world.
Every child born within Brazil is raised understanding the following truth: the Amazon is the planets largest forest, and also the “lungs of the earth.” This magnificent ecosystem inhabits 40% of our country and influences temperature worldwide.
Everyone hears a lot about Punta Cana, but this is only the most famous region of a beautiful country called Republica Dominicana. I have been there twice, and it was a quick trip, as usual, but enough to fall in love with not only the Caribbean weather but also the fabulous paradise-like beaches.