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Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas
... their toll. Typically two thirds of hatchlings at the colony do not survive to leave the nest! When the young moult and grow their adult feathers, this is a very stressful time for them and they are especially vulnerable.
Back to the ship, we went off to the observation lounge and read up on the information of the day.
Later to change and meet some American friends for an apéro and dinner ensemble. It was magic to entertain us ce soir!
... imagery, both visual and infrared. It’s my go-to source for what I will really be facing on a given day in addition to the METAR's and TAF's on AWC. For departure from SCTE on January 28 to Punta Arenas (SCCI) I saw evil things from the satellite along the most logical route to Punta Arenas near mountains on the east side of the Andes in Argentina so I opted to take the long way around by flying all the way to the Argentina coast ...
... as a duty free zone, commerce and immigration has been further promoted.
On disembarking the ship, we wandered the central part of the city for a couple of hours. As with all South American cities, it was easy to find the Plaza de Armas which pinpoints the centre of the town. From there we came across the mansions and museums which showcase the port from its pioneer days to present time. The rooms that Ernest Shackleton worked from as ...
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. ...
Since our last blog we have been travelling in Patagonia, criss-crossing the border between Argentina and Chile to visit some of the most beautiful places in the world - at least as far as we have seen (and, it has to be said, we do feel we have seen quite a lot of it now!!). Many of the countries we have been to have been about new experiences, people, history and different cultures, many in magnificent settings, but Argentina and Chile, and ...