Travel: National Parks

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What to spot if you visit Tor­res del Paine National Park in Chilean Patag­o­nia

Named for the ‘blue tow­ers’ – three sheer gran­ite peaks that loom over its teal-hued lakes – this windswept land­scape of pam­pas grass­land, lenga for­est, glaciers and jagged rock spires at­tracts trekkers and wildlife-watch­ers alike. Along with 26 species of mam­mal, in­clud­ing the elu­sive puma, it’s home to at least 115 bird species and an ar­ray of unique flora. Spota­bil­ity

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