Tierra del Fuego is a fascinating region 1,500 mi/2,400 km south of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It ranges from barren, desolate landscape raked clean by high winds to pine and beech forests, beautiful blue lakes and snowcapped mountain peaks (with good trout fishing as well). The area, shared by Argentina and Chile, is on an island at the southern tip of South America.
Tierra del Fuego, which translates as Fiery Earth, has been inhabited by humans since before 8,000 BC. The Yaghan was one indige... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.