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10 Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands


Falkland Islands | A Journey to the Bottom of the Earth

Come along on a journey to the bottom of the earth on my two week trip to the Falkland Islands. I assembled this video to show you what I saw and hopefully, I can make you feel, at least a little bit, the way I did when leaving the Falklands.

And for those of you who might not know that much about the Falkland Islands, I also added a real brief history of the islands and a little bit about the Falklands War.

The Falkland Islands are one of those rare places left where you can escape the modern world. Located 300 miles to the east of the bottom tip of South America. Their remote location has left the Falklands a place for one of a kind wildlife encounters.

Of all the places we’ve visited in recent years the Falklands are unlike any of the others – and I think that is was what I grew to love about the Falklands the most.

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Red Telephone Booths? English Speaking? Fish 'n Chips?

That's the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) in a nutshell -- THEY ARE SHOCKINGLY BRITISH, more so than anywhere I've been in Great Britain. I cannot tell you how bizarre it is to be 8,000 miles away from the U.K., and feel this strong of a British influence in the small archipelago called the Falkland Islands.

As many of you may know, the history of the Falkland Islands is complicated and bloody... The sovereignty of the islands is part of an ongoing dispute between the U.K. and nearby Argentina, as it was fought out over a brutal 10-week war in 1982, which ultimately led to Argentina surrendering. The conflict still exists today, more than you might imagine.

I made this video to teach you a little about the history of the Falkland Islands, as well as show you some things I've discovered and learned over the last 3 days I spent here with Hurtigruten. Have I mentioned that the nature and wildlife in the Falkland Islands is breathtaking?!

Just out of curiosity -- did you already know about the British influence of the Falkland Islands? Or is this all news to you?

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TOP 10 Places to Visit in Wallis and Futuna

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10. Nuku, Wallis and Futuna
Nuku is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Sigave District on the northwestern coast of Futuna Island. Its population according to the 2008 census was 267 people.

09. Vaitupu, Wallis and Futuna
Vaitupu is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hihifo District on the northeast coast of Wallis Island in the South Pacific. Its population according to the 2008 census was 503 people.

08. Alele
Alele is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hihifo District on the northeast coast of Wallis Island. Its population according to the 2008 census was 629 people.

07. Mala'e
Mala'e or Mala'etoli is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hihifo District on the southwest coast of Wallis Island. Its population according to the 2008 census was 500 people.

06. Aka'aka
Aka'aka is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hahake District on Wallis Island. Its population according to the 2008 census was 515 people.

05. Hoorn Islands
The Hoorn Islands are one of the two island groups of which the French overseas collectivity of Wallis and Futuna is geographically composed. The aggregate area is 115 km², and the population 4,873.

04. Alofi Island
Alofi is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French overseas collectivity of Wallis and Futuna.

03. Mata Utu
Mata-Utu is the capital of Wallis and Futuna, an overseas collectivity of France. It is located on the island of Uvéa, in the district of Hahake, of which it is also the capital. Its population is 1,191.

02. Futuna
Futuna is an 80 km² island with 5,000 people and max. elevation of 500 m in the Pacific Ocean, belonging to the French overseas collectivity of Wallis and Futuna. It is one of the Hoorn Islands or Îles Horne, nearby Alofi being the other.

01. Wallis
Wallis is a Polynesian island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French overseas collectivity of Wallis and Futuna.

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Volunteer Point, Falkland Islands - A Day with the Kings Penguins!

Whether you are visiting the Falkland Islands for the day during a cruise or exploring by land, a trip to Volunteer Point should be very high on our list of things to do in the Falkland Islands. This is a very special place and one of the few where you can spot King Penguins in the Falkland Islands. Our day trip out to see the king penguins was a highlight among highlights of our two week trip to the Falkland Islands.

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Lufthansa Airbus A350 Returns From Mammoth Falklands Trip

On February 4th, one of Lufthansa’s Airbus A350-900s returned from the Falkland Islands. At 14 hours, the flight clocked in at around an hour and a half shorter than the outbound journey days prior.

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TOP 10 Places to Visit in French Guiana

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10. Cacao
On the Comté River south of the capital, Cacao is a popular day trip from Cayenne. Hmong refugees transplanted from Laos in the 1970s are the main ethnic group in this small Asian village of wooden stilt houses. Sunday is the best day to visit, when the popular market features Hmong embroidery and weaving, as well as local noodle soups.

9. Musée Départemental De Franconie, Cayenne
Near the Place de Palmistes, Cayenne's liveliest plaza, the Musée Départemental De Franconie offers an overview of the country's history, as well as its flora and fauna. The museum tucks into a simple wooden Creole house built in the 19th century by the Franconie family.

8. Camp de la Transportation
In the border town of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, at the chilling Camp de la Transportation, prisoners arrived for processing and transfer to penal colonies throughout the territory. After walking through the same gates as former inmates, Alfred Dreyfus and Papillon, you can see rusty shackles and solitary confinement cells with tiny windows.

7. Pirogue River Trip
Paddling along a jungle-fringed river in a local boat is an exhilarating way to explore French Guiana's seemingly impenetrable wilderness. The rivers flow through the heart of the steamy jungle and are the best way to travel between remote villages and see wildlife in its natural habitat, including capybara, caiman, and monkeys. Typically, guides offer cruises in pirogues, dugout canoes carved from local wood.

6. Remire-Montjoly Beach
If you're seeking a beach fix, you'll find Cayenne's best stretch of sand and sea at Remire-Montjoly. The beaches in French Guiana are typically wild, windswept affairs, and this beach is no different, but it does have a narrow, strip of golden shoreline that is great for sunbathing, and palms and lush greenery fringe the sand, providing welcome patches of shade.

5. Zoo de Guyane
Jaguars, sloths, agoutis, crocodiles, howler monkeys, anteaters, and a panoply of birds, such as toucans and macaws are just some of the residents at Zoo de Guyane. The focus is on animals native to French Guiana, so this is a great place to get acquainted with the country's wildlife before you venture into the wilderness.

4. Tresor Nature Reserve, Kaw
A 1.5- to 2-hour drive from Cayenne, the wildlife-rich marshes of Kaw cover thousands of square kilometers. The Tresór Nature Reserve encompasses a huge area of the Kaw ecosystem and is a great place to observe black caimans, a smaller relative of the American alligator, as well as a rich diversity of bird life such as the scarlet ibis.

3. Guiana Space Centre
Apparently, rockets and rainforests are a good mix in French Guiana. In 1964, the French government chose this jungle-fringed slice of equatorial coast near Kourou for a space center, thanks to its low population density and distance from storm tracks and earthquake zones.

2. Hattes Beach
In the northwest corner of French Guiana, Plage les Hattes at Awala-Yalimapo is the most important single nesting site in the world for giant leatherback turtles. During the peak season from April to July, more than 80 leatherbacks lumber up the beach in a single night.

1. Îles du Salut (Salvation Islands)
In 1931, Frenchman Henri Charrière was convicted of a murder he did not commit. He was sentenced to life imprisonment at the penal colony on Devil's Island, one of the infamous Îles du Salut, where shark-infested waters lash the rocky shores. After surviving 12 years of horrific conditions, he escaped to Venezuela. The book and movie, Papillon, recount his ordeal.

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Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands

Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands
Covering an area of around 7,500 square kilometers in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean, the Falkland Islands - Islas Malvinas to the Argentinians - encompass some 778 islands. Despite the fact they're only 483 kilometers off the coast of Argentina and 12,000 kilometers from England, the islands are a British Overseas Territory. The two largest islands in the archipelago, West Falkland and East Falkland, are where you'll find the majority of this tiny country's 3,000 or so residents (most of them of British descent).
Despite its remote location - or perhaps because of it - these cold, hilly islands attract a surprising number of tourists. Served by direct flights from the UK and South America, as well as visited by many cruise ships, the Falklands are perfectly situated to tap into the growing demand for tourists visiting the Antarctic. The Falklands' main attraction is undoubtedly its wildlife; it boasts numerous species of birds and marine mammals, along with a number of great tour options that will get you up close to them. Other popular Falkland Island activities include fishing, trekking, hiking, climbing, kayaking, and mountain biking. Find the best places to visit with our list of the top-rated tourist attractions in the Falkland Islands.

1. Stanley
2.Pebble Island
3.Carcass Island
4.Sea Lion Island
5.The Penguins of Volunteer Point
6.West Falkland Island and Port Howard
7.South Georgia Island
8. South Georgia Museum
9.Bleaker Island
10.Darwin (& Goose Green)

7 Places to Visit in the Falkland Islands

The top 7 places you have to see in the Falkland Islands, including Stanley, the Falkland battlefields, Carcass Island, West Point Island, Pebble Island, Sea Lion Island, and Bleaker Island. You can find more info about planning your trip to the Falklands here:

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The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) are a remote South Atlantic archipelago. With rugged terrain and cliff-lined coasts, its hundreds of islands and islets are home to sheep farms and abundant birdlife.

The capital, Stanley, sits on East Falkland, the largest island. The town's Falkland Islands Museum has themed galleries devoted to maritime exploration, natural history, the 1982 Falklands War and other subjects.

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Explore Falkland Islands | Best Place in the World to see Penguins

Explore Falkland Islands | Best Place in the World to see Penguins

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The Falkland Islands are a popular addition to many Antarctic voyages, but they’re well worth seeing on their own for their spectacular penguin, seal and albatross populations.
Surrounded by the South Atlantic, the islands lie 490km east of Patagonia. Two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland. Alternately settled and claimed by France, Spain, Britain and Argentina, the Falklands (known as the Islas Malvinas in Argentina) have been an overseas territory of the UK since 1833, a status the Argentines have fought and still contest.

About 60% of Falklanders are native born, some tracing their ancestry back six or more generations. Today more than 80% of the 2900 Falklanders (sometimes called ‘Kelpers’) live in Stanley, and about 1200 British military live at Mt Pleasant base. The rest of the islanders live in ‘Camp,’ the name given to all of the Falklands outside Stanley.

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Things to See and Do in Falkland Islands and Best Places to visit in Falkland Islands:

• Wander the Capital of Stanley
• Visit a Massive Albatross Colony at Steeple Jason: More than 70% of the world's population of black-browed albatrosses nest and breed in the Falkland Islands, and the largest of those colonies can be found at a place called Steeple Jason.
• Tour a Battlefield of Falkland War: The rocky, mountainous terrain just outside of the capital was the stage for several battles between the British and Argentine armies.
• Take a Hike to Carcass Island
• Go Wildlife Spotting at Sea Lion Island
• Visit Volunteer Point: has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA). Birds for which the site is of conservation significance include Falkland steamer ducks (75 breeding pairs), ruddy-headed geese (100 pairs), gentoo penguins (100 pairs), Magellanic penguins (2000 pairs) and white-bridled finches.
Volunteer Point is notable for having about 150 pairs of king penguins breed here, at the most northerly part of their range. King penguins were once nearly extinct in the Falklands, and Volunteer Point contains most of the Falkland population. There are also southern elephant seals.

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas):

The Falkland Islands (/ˈfɔːlklənd/; Spanish: Islas Malvinas, pronounced [ˈislas malˈβinas]) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islands are about 300 miles (483 kilometres) east of South America's southern Patagonian coast.
As a British overseas territory, the Falklands have internal self-governance, and the United Kingdom takes responsibility for their defence and foreign affairs. The Falkland Islands' capital is Stanley on East Falkland.


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Best Things To Do in East Falkland, Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands Museum
Volunteer Point
Church of Sao Jose
Gypsy Cove
Bleaker Island
Bertha's Beach
Whalebone Arch
Christ Church Cathedral
1982 Liberation Memorial
Kelp Point

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Falkland Islands - wildlife and heritage

Watch the three-part Britain's Treasure Islands documentary series on BBC FOUR, starting Tue 12 Apr 2016 21:00. (repeated Wed 13 Apr 2016 20:00).

This mini-documentary explores the wildlife, history and cultures of the Falkland Islands. This UK Overseas Territory is a treasure trove of natural history, with commerson dolphin, enormous elephant seals, penguins and some of the largest albatross colonies on Earth. We follow Charles Darwin's footsteps across the Falklands (for he spent twice as long here as he did in the Galapagos), we find striated caracaras - the most southerly bird of prey. These extraordinary raptors stole items from Charles Darwin and mugged presenter Stewart McPherson whilst filming! While many of the islands of the Falklands archipelago have been impacted by mankind, we visit an island with intact tussock vegetation which enables perhaps the greatest natural wonder of the Falklands; thousands of sooty shearwaters, which return back to their nests en-mass each evening.

This film is one of forty mini-documentaries made from the footage not used in the broadcast series.

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Overview of the UK Overseas Territories
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Ascension Island – wildlife and heritage
Saint Helena – wildlife and heritage
Tristan da Cunha – wildlife and heritage
Falkland Islands – wildlife and heritage
South Georgia – wildlife and heritage
British Antarctic Territory – wildlife and heritage
British Indian Ocean Territory – wildlife and heritage
Pitcairn Islands – wildlife and heritage
Bermuda – wildlife and heritage
Cayman Islands – wildlife and heritage
British Virgin Islands – wildlife and heritage
Montserrat – wildlife and heritage
Anguilla – wildlife and heritage
Turks and Caicos Islands – wildlife and heritage
Akrotiri and Dhekelia – wildlife and heritage
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Ascension Island – supplying the garrison
Saint Helena – wirebird conservation
Saint Helena – plant conservation
Life on Tristan da Cunha – the World’s Most Remote Inhabited Island
Tristan da Cunha – the Monster Mice of Gough Island
Falkland Islands – Jimmy the ex-whaler
British Indian Ocean Territory – coconut crabs
British Indian Ocean Territory – seabirds
British Indian Ocean Territory – underwater
Pitcairn Islands – Henderson Island’s wildlife
Life on Pitcairn Island – home of the descendants of the mutineers from HMS Bounty

Mini-documentaries about systematic wildlife groups across all of the UK Overseas Territories

Terrestrial Invertebrates of the UK Overseas Territories
Amphibians and Reptiles of the UK Overseas Territories
Plants of the UK Overseas Territories
Mammals of the UK Overseas Territories
Birds of the UK Overseas Territories
Marine Life of the UK Overseas Territories

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Our Family's Trip to Antarctica : Part 3 The Falkland Islands

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Penguins at Volunteer Point, Falkland Islands

Our day in the Falkland Islands on the Zaandam cruise to South American and Antarctica was spent at Volunteer Point. The Patrick Watts' tour took us to see a large colony of king penguins and also some gentoos and magallenic penguins.

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Falkland was the country retreat of the Stewart kings and queens of Scotland, located within easy reach of Edinburgh, yet far enough distant to provide a welcome escape. Here the royal court could indulge in hawking and hunting, plus more genteel recreations like archery. Falkland boasts the oldest real (or 'royal') tennis court in the world, built in 1539 for James V.

Falkland began as a hunting lodge owned by the Macduff Thanes of Fife as early as the 12th century. Evidence of a 14th century fortalice (a small fort or outwork) has been uncovered in the palace grounds. The fortalice and much of associated hunting lodge were destroyed by the English in 1337, but the tower was rebuilt. In 1371 Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany, took control of Falkland.

Albany was the most powerful man in the kingdom, a ruler in all but name. In 1402 he imprisoned his nephew and heir to the throne, the Duke of Rothesay, at Falkland. It was not a gilded cage, as rumour suggests that Albany had the Duke chained in a cellar and starved to death, though the official version is that he died after a mysterious - and rather convenient - illness.

When Albany finally fell from power in 1424 Falkland was seized by the crown. James II converted the keep into a suite of comfortable apartments for his wife, Mary of Gueldres. James III expanded the complex of buildings, and was given to writing poetry on retreats to the palace.

James IV added a Great Hall to act as the centrepiece for entertaining and state occasions, but the present palatial grandeur of Falkland was down to James V, who called in masons from Europe to transform the earlier buildings into a Renaissance palace in the French style.

James must have had mixed feelings about Falkland, for as a young man he was imprisoned here by his chief aide, Archibald 6th Earl of Douglas. The young king managed a daring escape, dressed as a groom. It seems that the episode did not stop James from caring for the Palace; he lavished money on Falkland, adding the great twin-towered gatehouse that now serves as the main visitor entrance, and making it the rival of any great stately home in Europe. James died at Falkland, following his defeat against the English at the Battle of Solway Moss in 1542.

Mary, Queen of Scots used Falkland Palace as a retreat from the censorious gaze of Protestant Edinburgh. She came to hawk, hunt, ride, and play tennis.

When Mary's son James went south to take the English throne in 1603 Falkland became less important as a royal retreat. Charles I and II each visited, but only briefly. In 1654 Cromwell's soldiers burned the Great Hall and inflicted heavy damage to the rest of the palace buildings. It was left to the 3rd Marquis of Bute, Hereditary Keeper of the Palace, to restore Falkland in the late 19th century. He created apartments for himself in the south range, and his son rebuilt James V's chapel royal.????❤️????

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