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The Darwin range, Patagonia, near the southern tip of chile.

The Darwin range, Patagonia, near the southern tip of chile.

Ainsworth Bay is where the Marinelli Glacier and the Darwin Range ice field are located, both in the National Park Alberto de Agostini.

Ainsworth Bay is where the Marinelli Glacier and the Darwin Range ice field are located, both in the National Park Alberto de Agostini.

Torres del Paine by Pedro Núñez on Flickr.      National Park Torres del Paine     Patagonia, Chile

Torres del Paine by Pedro Núñez on Flickr. National Park Torres del Paine Patagonia, Chile

The albatross sculpture greets weary travelers Throughout history, many sailors have perished trying to round Cape Horn because of the hazardous and unpredictable waters surrounding it. After climbing the long staircase to the top of the island and battling the wind, travelers are met by the albatross sculpture honoring those who were lost. It acknowledges the mysterious connection between the sailors and the birds that make their home around the island.

The albatross sculpture greets weary travelers Throughout history, many sailors have perished trying to round Cape Horn because of the hazardous and unpredictable waters surrounding it. After climbing the long staircase to the top of the island and battling the wind, travelers are met by the albatross sculpture honoring those who were lost. It acknowledges the mysterious connection between the sailors and the birds that make their home around the island.

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