THE SOUTHERNMOST REGION of the world rewards travelers with massive glaciers; ice fields; deep blue lakes; dark forests; and majestic, ragged mountains. Patagonia lies at the end of the massive Andes mountain range and serves as one of the departure points for travel on to Tierra del Fuego, the Patagonian Lakes, Cape Horn and, finally, Antarctica.
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IN HOW MANY PLACES can you see wild monkeys and tropical birds on a walk from your room to the dining area? On how many hikes can you spot a sloth and a blue morpho butterfly before your first sip of water? In the wildlife-packed Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica, the animals in a square kilometer can outnumber the tourists visiting the entire region.