Rugged but beautiful Falkland Islands

Antarctic Peninsula

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

​The two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland, make up the majority of the area, being comparable in size with Jamaica or Northern Ireland. The landscape is generally hilly and reminds visitors of the lower Scottish Highlands . That might have been the reason that settlers from Scotland and Wales felt at home on these remote islands. Even the weather has a resemblance to that of Northern Scotland.

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