Thursday, February 3, 2011


Hi everybody! Yesterday we went to Isla Damas. It was very fun. We got to see a bunch of animals, here is the story...

We got on the boat. The boat could fit 10 or 12 people. We started heading towards a little island called Isla Choro. Then when we were getting close to the shore we saw something in the water. It was like it had wings but they were actually flippers. But it turned out to be a sea lion. And then it turned it's head so that we could see it's head and on it's face it had whiskers. It was really cool. Then we went around the island but we did not see any penguins, but saw a lot of birds.

Then we went to the big island which is called Isla Damas. The island had penguins. The penguins were really cool. They were like two feet tall or something and it was really cool to see the penguins in the wild. Then we saw pelicans. They had very long beaks. Then when we went further around the island we saw a ton of sea lions and a pair of them was fighting. It was really funny (see the video).

Then we went out into the ocean a little ways to see if we could see some dolphins but they were not out that day. I noticed that out in the ocean there were big waves. I got a little scared. Then we went back to shore. It was a really fun trip. It was special because I GOT TO SEE PENGUINS AND THEY WERE IN MY CRITERIA. -Grace


  1. Hi Gracie,

    That looks like so much fun. I hope I can visit that place, too, when I visit Chile. Great photography.

    Grandma Mary

  2. Hi Grace,

    That looks like a really exciting paseo! I am so glad that you also got to experience something in your criteria!
    But I am confused...I thought you were last in La pregunto, estaran penguinos en La Serena?! Jejeje!

    Oh...and did I tell you that southern Chile is my FAVORITE place in the WHOLE world?! I can't wait to hear more about your adventures!


  3. Gracie,

    What a cool adventure! I would love to see all the animals that you saw, especially the penguins. But I would not like the big waves since I get seasick easily.

    I always look forward to the wonderful posts from you and Theo - hearing about all the warm and unusual places you visit makes the long, cold winter here in Minnesota more enjoyable!


  4. thats soooooooo cool.