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- Continental Breakfast
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Albatros Ushuaia
This is a clean, well-run place with everything you could want. WiFi is in the cafe/restaurant but the coffee is good and the staff are pleasant, particularly if you at least try to order in Spanish! It's close to many shops and eating places. We even found a great little hamburger bar! (Try the local Supermarket/Department Store for last minute clothes and supplies for Antarctic travellers. It is cheaper than the places aimed at tourists. )
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We left the ship and collected our bags from where they had been craned off. We waited on the dockside as, unfortunately, one of our fellow travelers that we had become quite friendly with, had been taken seriously ill during the night with an apparent back problem and they were waiting until daylight to move him. The ambulance arrived and he was …
( Report To Follow - but it's bloody cold !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
Leaving the hotel at 0830 we took a taxi (80 pesos) for the 45 minutes journey to the international airport. We struggled to find check in at this big airport and equally with finding the departure gate, as there were very few direction signs about.
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Ushuaia calls itself " fin del mundo", end of the earth. Indeed, it is the southern most city on the planet. The town doesn't have much visual character. There are a few buildings from the last century, but those have mostly been overwhelmed with a mix of styles. It feels like a combination of frontier town and tourist stop. It's …
... they were named. Afterwards, dinner seemed entirely redundant, but at the appropriate time we could all be found in the dining room, despite our recent feast of appetizers and drink.
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... Other travel agencies were offering the same price, and I was told the same at the tourist centre in Ushuaia. Turns out that cruise companies desperate to fill up their last remaining slots will send the same prices to everyone, so that's a-okay.
I ran back to my hostel looking for someone to talk to about this...and lo and behold, I ran into two people who just disembarked from their Antarctic journeys - Gesine from Germany, and Neel from the ...