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Repeat photography in Los Glaciares National Park – El Calafate

Here we are again, just about to set off from Puerto Natales in Chile to make our way to El Calafate in Argentina, the glacier capital, where we will be carrying out expedition work in the Parco Nacional Los Glaciares.
The next morning we go straight to the park headquarters to complete the lengthy paperwork and [...]

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First repeat photography in the Torres del Paine National Park

February 21st – we are now getting into the heart of the expedition in the Torri del Paine National Park in Chile, drawing up initial plans to find the exact spots where Alberto De Agostino took his photographs of the park’s glaciers. I was here in 2005 and can clearly remember that there was once [...]

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Iconographic research in Punta Arenas and logistics

Today the expedition team arrived in Punto Arenas to dedicate the first week of the expedition to photographic archive research and last minute logistics. Fabiano Ventura met Carolina Vidal, the woman in charge of the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum photographic archive.
Fabiano Ventura writes:
“What a thrill to be here! At last I can study the original [...]

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Thursday 11 February, the “On the Trail of the Glaciers – Andes 2016” expedition will set off for the “deep south” of the planet – the Tierra del Fuego and the Patagonian Andes. The team of photographers, filmmakers and researchers will spend over two months in this unspoilt region.
The expedition, organized thanks to the support [...]

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Video preview of the expedition to Alaska

It has been almost three weeks since the beginning of the ‘On the trail of the Glaciers’ expedition -  Alaska 2013. Three intense weeks of moving around, long missions in the very dense rainforest, freezing mornings on tiny boats that brought us to the heart of one of the most spectacular wilderness reserves in the [...]

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Destination Eastern fiord of Glacier Bay National Park

Our captain has yet to repair his boat’s engine, but a beautiful day is awaiting us and we do not want to waste it. Jim, the man who had brought us here a few days earlier, agrees to accompanying us and so we decide to set off on a mission to the Eastern peninsula of [...]

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Following the footsteps of Frank La Roche, mission Muir Point

We set off again on the evening of the 29th of July. We make our way towards Muir Point with the aim of climbing up the slopes of Mount Wright and repeating history by taking a photo of Muir Glacier, like the famous one taken by Frank La Roche in 1893, exactly 120 years ago.  [...]

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The expedition arrives in Juneau

The ‘On the trail of the Glaciers’ expedition arrived in Juneau, the capital of Alaska, on the 23rd of July. During the first week efforts were focused on organizing logistics, selecting some images at the Juneau State Library and meeting local researchers (Roman Motyka and Jamie Womble) who will work with us often on the [...]

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