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... he participated in a Russian-Canadian expedition walking from Russia via the North Pole to Ellesmere Island (Canada). He spoke of the training and the trip then illustrated his talk with photographs. Seems just as hard now as when the early explorers wandered around. There was a cocktail party before dinner then after dinner a slide presentation of the photographs people had put on the Quark computer. It gave a lovely recap to a great ...
... each estancia, or farm. We've made it to Patagonia. There are no people here until we arrive at Comodoro Rivadavia, a kind of working man's town with lots of hustle bustle on the main street. Petrolium is the game here. There's little else as the land is just big hills of gravely dirt.
So we took the bus down the coast to Rada Tilly, the nearest tourist town. It has a very wide beach and, this being Saturday, there was a big rugby tounament going on ...
Monday 16th at sea going south
Off the Coast of Mar Del Plata.
Woke to a beautiful day with following wind and temps in the 20s all day. Many passengers were lying around the pools all day in the sun. We went to 2 lectures, 'Wildlife in the Open Ocean' and 'Fire and Ice' on how the earth was formed. Milos is a naturalist and very amusing speaker. They call it 'edutainment'. Spent time in the observation area (Constellation Lounge) where Milos ...
We headed south to Mar del Plata, which we heard was the Surfers Paradise of Argentina. Well.... this beach is so comically crowded you are nearly touching the shoulder of the person next to you! Made for some interesting days, trying to speak broken Spanish to the families set up so close to ...
Not had a whiff of instant since back in Argentina and even
had a filter coffee machine in the apartment, a real treat to wake up to.
Happily it didn’t have the hideous over-powering aroma of
air freshener – everyone here (and in Chile) liberally sprays the stuff around,
all over anyone who happens to be there or has those machines squirting it out
at regular intervals, even ...