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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 ...
Heading south we spent a night in Mar del Plata, another large city on the coast. Nothing special about the town except it is the second largest beach town in the country and does indeed have a very wide beach that was crowded even as the sun was setting. It's surrounded by very flat, very fertile farmland. What strikes me most is how little we know about this country. Seems like people either live in huge cities or in very isolated, tiny villages.
Early in ...
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 ...