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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Punta Arenas has a tax free shopping zone, Zona Franca, so we decided that we would see if we could by a small compact, waterproof camera to take on the tramp in Patagonia. By all accounts, the weather is very changable and it would be easier to take pictures in the howling wind and rain with a small camera rather than the large DSLR we have. …
We needed to be ready for a 7:30am pickup for our tour to see the King Penguins. Breakfast was early and a typical Chilean affair with bread rolls, jam and instant coffee. There was some avocado on the table and we had a few of our own slices of cheese so it wasn't too bad.
By 8am our transport hadn't arrived so we had to ask Betty to …
The Casa Azul hostel has some pretty good security and David had the foresight to wait with the front door open while waiting for the taxi. Reception wasn't open and without keys we could only open the external gate once, so getting back in to chase a late taxi wouldn't be an an option. As it turned out, our booked taxi was at least 5 minutes late …
I had to only wait a couple days in Punta Arenas to make my flight to Antarctica. I now had some days available before starting my trip back north to the US. I had already laid the groundwork for a flight to the Falkland Islands but getting a landing and overflight permission from their Director of Civil Aviation, Bruce Wilks, a very helpful guy.
There are two airports on the Falkland Islands – the large international ...
We spent the full day travelling on Saturday, which included crossing the Magellan Strait by ferry before arriving to our hostel around 7pm. Luckily we were able to get on a tour to the King Penguin colony the next day which was lucky as they don't go on Mondays and we had to return South to Ushuaia on Tuesday if we were to make our trip to Antarctica on Wednesday. So straight off to the supermarket for a sandwich making party to sustain us on the 14 ...