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... out how to replace her tourist card. We were lucky, and the police said we could show up at 10pm and get it that night. We returned to the bus company, told the girl we would have it the next morning, and purchased our tickets.
Relieved that we had avoided a major setback, we spent the rest of our afternoon and evening walking around the town, which was set on a hill overlooking the sea, and getting dinner. At the police ...
... of it either. Your guess is as good as mine what was going on. By the way, Yorkie was a model passenger and caused no bother at all.
More than can be said for some of the human passengers. Something is happening a few rows in front. There is a lot of noise coming from an older American woman standing in the aisle and totally blocking people behind from getting to their seats. She is skinny with a thin, angular face with piercing blue eyes and a piercing voice to match. If ...
... a couple of Indians. Legend has it that if you rub the toe of one of the Indians, you will return to Punta Arenas. The square is quite lovely with trees, benches, and manicured lawns. Natives selling handmade arts and crafts line the sidewalks. Bordering the square are businesses and hotels. Traffic is fairly heavy with cars and taxis zipping around. Too soon, we load up on the coach and head back to the port. We tender back to the ...
Well, while still in Bolson, we did a little (a lot) of research on bus
prices only, and I was actually at one point, a week before Christmas,
super close to buying our bus tickets through a company called 'Taqsa'
that passes right through El Bolson, all the way down to El Calafate.
It was pretty pricey, and infact, would have cost us about $300 US to
get down to Calafate, then we'd still have to get to Ushuaia. ...
... it really felt like we were at the End of the world! The landscape was so different from any other city we had been to that was located close to the water. After an amazing meal at La Marmita we went down to the orientation center and collected our Parka, Boots and weighed our luggage to make sure we don't exceed the very strict weight limits they impose for a polar flight. At around 6:00 PM, the whole group convened for the Expedition Briefing. As ...