Estancia Rincon Chico
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... hunt. We got to the spot and could see the water looked a lot deeper so had our fingers crossed. After lunch we seen the tour boat heading round the coast, we followed it along although if was still a long way away. Suddenly Ryan and I seen a big splash then a whale jumping out the water, we were so chuffed! It made a few more splashes but the tide was coming in so we had to move on. It was quite a drive to ...
... reached the colony...2 hours later.
We also took a trip to see some Elephant Seals where we were able to go down onto the beach and walk pretty close to them. We couldn’t stay long as the animals get stressed after a while but it was great to get so close to the huge males and a pup too. There were not many there as they only start to arrive at this time ...
... midnight. It was beautiful to see and listen to the water at night, even more precious was the fact that we were the only people out there. It was freezing cold, but not windy, so we could bear it just fine, tucking inside our coat shells, placing the hoods over our heads to protect our ears from what felt like frostbite. We fell asleep like full logs that night, ready for the next day where we would look for guanacos, sea elephants and penguins!!
... Monsters of Rock festival.
Thursday 23/02/12 Puerto Madryn 23c Sunny with blue skies.
Well we arrived only an hour later than planned, and this time had no problems with customs clearing the ship for disembarkation, had there been any delays the full day excursions would have had to be abandoned.
This is the stepping off point for Patagonia and its amazing flora and fauna, a regular haunt of Orca’s and ...
... up the sun, and occasionally jump into the water to catch some food and hopefully not become food. The point is most famous for the pod of orca that have taught generations to hunt seals off the beach by beaching themselves to catch them. Unfortunately there were no whales but we did see tons of these lazy seals. It is such an awesome sight to see these animals in their natural habitat. Continually reminding me that I never ...
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