Diego de Almagro Punta Arenas
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Free Breakfast (amazing). Great facilities. Big rooms. What more could you ask for! Definitely what I needed after camping for a few days.
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... waves and strong winds, so many people went on the upper decks to walk and take pictures, including us. Wind was still strong but not prohibitively so. There were mostly gray and dark clouds in the sky, but once in a while the sun would poke through for some brief moments with patches of blue sky. The scenery was nice. I took a few photos with my small camera. Shortly before noon, we sailed into the open ocean when the winds picked up and it got ...
... did manage to find some good gloves and a hat to take tramping so the shopping trip wasn't totally wasted.
We took a colectivo taxi to the market to meet Carlee and Andy, who arrived yesterday, for lunch. All the restaurants on the 2nd floor of the market offered pretty much the same except for one in the middle. They were selling Empanada de Centillo, which is a deep fried King Crab pastry - a highly recommended dish to try in this part of the world.
... Argentina and what is known as the world’s most southernmost city. At 7:00 a.m. we enter the Beagle Channel and a string of five (5) glaciers. Get the camera ready. Once we sail through these we’ll be arriving into Ushuaia (pronounced u-shwey-a) around 11:00 a.m.
We’re at Day 29 on the cruise so we have seven days left before we hit Buenos Aires. I can’t believe how easy it’s been to be onboard here. ...
... the Falklands is not handled by the CAA which is universally the case but by the Foreign Ministry. So it's politics, not surprising. To get a clearance you must apply to the Argentina Foreign Ministry, the process takes a long time and is usually denied. Departing from an Argentina airport slightly improves your chances according to their source.
When I sent an email to Bruce Wilks explaining that I wasn't coming, he ...