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... significant financial outlay. I didn't even bother trying to get a bow and black in the local pub, they had no idea about modern day Wales. In addition to the Welshing, we also took an excursion to Peninsula Valdes. Sea Lions, Pingu and Free Willy were on the cast list. We saw many a sea lion, enough of the Pingu but unfortunately there was no sighting of Free Willy*. This despite me running along a piece of rock with one arm in the air shouting go willy go*. I even ...
... with grass and low bushes running down to the sea. The sea was calm this day but it was easy to image how Antarctic winds would batter this coast line.
We continued south toward Rio Grande where we were surprised by the number of oil rigs covering the landscape. We can already note a significant difference between the Chilean and Argentinian sides of Tierra Del Fuego. The Chilean side is less developed and remote whereas the Argentinean side has a paved ...
... We stopped for a break just inside the border at San Sebastián, Chile at an American diner themed restaurant where we had coffees and maltesers. When we saw the cheapish rooms advertised in the bar, our weedy voices kicked in with ultra rational arguments about why we should stay: we could pay by card, if we crossed the border we had no pesos and the ATMs in Argentina never work, it was our final night cycling in Chile, we weren't going to reach ...
... t good preparation for this trip. After lunch there were some lectures. The first one was by Fabrice called 'An introduction to the Seabirds of the Southern Ocean'. His talk included the biogeography of the seabirds and some of the ones that we will see on our trip. I learned a few things I didn't know or hadn't considered. For example, to be a seabird you depend on food from the sea and have to be able to adapt to the environment since they have ...
... largest swell was 7m, they,re hitting the ship at an angle across the bow so we rise up roll one way and back, and then slam down with a thump, on and on! There,s some fairly green looking people around on day 1. The hotel manager, Petula Clarke, tells us its the worst day she,s had this season on any Drake crossing. Mind you she never gets sick! I manage lunch which is very nice, 3 courses, and dinner, again three courses, no weight loss on ...