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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn is a port on the northern Atlantic coast of Patagonia, tucked on the Golfo Nuevo bay between Peninsula Valdés and Punta Ninfas. It is famous for the southern right whales that frequent the bay between May and December, and for the prolific wildlife on Peninsula Valdés, including penguins and elephant seals, along with right whales and the predatory orcas. It is a display of unspoiled nature that you will never forget. Alternatively, a trip south to Trelew and Gaiman in the heart of the Welsh colonial community of Patagonia can include a visit to the interesting Paleontological Museum with displays about the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cueva de los Manos with artifacts and depictions of life here 13,000 years in the past.