July 22, 2021
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu., July 22, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Join world-traveler Tom Friedman and virtually travel to Patagonia, near the bottom of the world. This virtual adventure begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina then to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire), the world’s southernmost city, and the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Cross the border into Chile and encounter the Patagonian version of the Grand Canyon. Next up is a Cape Horn, the southernmost point in the Americas. Observe beavers and large glaciers at Wulaia Bay. Virtually travel by zodiac to the edge of Pia, Aguila and Condor Glaciers. On Magdalena Island we’ll meet thousands of Magellanic Penguins. The Torres del Paine National Park (Blue Towers) is magnificent with views of glaciers, rugged hiking, and strange landscapes. We’ll complete our virtual trip by returning to Argentina to view the magnificent Perito Morena Glacier which rises 240 feet over the water and unlike most glaciers, is not retreating. Hybrid class live at TSC and on Zoom. Fee $5.
Hybrid class is in person at Tallahassee Senior Center and on Zoom. Participant can choose which way to attend.