Hostal y Cabanas Betty

Caupolican 578, Punta Arenas, Patagonia, 876867, Chile | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00
 

Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas

Non-Flight to the Falkland Islands

A travel blog entry by harry4123

... this flight clearance process. Apparently you can avoid their airspace by flying south to intersection HORNO (a third of the way to Antarctica) then turning east – a very long way around. It would have been interesting to visit the Falklands because my plane will probably never be in this part of the world again, but I had no burning desire to go there. I forgot about flying to the Falklands and turned my attention a flight north and ...

P-p-p- pick up a penguin!

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... been able to see them because I think the only other places are The Faukland Islands and South Georgia Island, neither of which we'll be visiting on this trip! Think this will definitely go down as a highlight! :) Oh and we also saw Commerson dolphins as we were crossing the Majellan strait for the fourth time on our journey back to Ushuaia! They're really cool small black and white dolphins only found around Argentina/Brazil/Chile and in the Indian Ocean ...

Glaciers, Fjords and Penguins

A travel blog entry by eoinshirl

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... Arenas. The 130,000 people who live here consider themselves first as Magallanicos (after Ferdinand Magellan who discovered the place in 1520) and second as Chileans.

The California Gold Rush initially nurtured the port of Punta Arenas, which further developed with wool and mutton in the 19th century. Today the city attracts fishing vessels from the South Atlantic as well as Antarctic research and cruise ships. ...

In Patagonia

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank

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... our stuff and headed for the local cemetery, which was full of grand graves of the various Europeans who'd lived and died here. Spanish, Italian, Croatian, German and British were buried in enclaves. Modern graves had kitsch mementoes and photographs of the deceased but the more macabre tombs had Christmas carols playing. It's a weird sensation walking past a grave with 'We Wish You a Happy Christmas' ...

Ice and wind!

A travel blog entry by jill.and.manuel

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... the Welsh language is still spoken there and, best of all it has a tea shop! For the first time in months, we had a Proper Cup of Tea, poured out of a china teapot into real cups, with cold milk that we didn't have to beg for, accompanied by delicious home-made cakes. What a lovely afternoon!

We then crossed a remote border post into Chile and spent the night camped by the beautiful, serene Rio Futaleufu before setting off down the ...

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This hotel, located on Caupolican 578, Punta Arenas, is near Fort Bulnes and Munoz Gamero Square.
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